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Aborigines of Australia : illustrated with photographs / Olga Hoyt
Bib ID 446404
Format BookBook
Author
Gruhzit-Hoyt, Olga, 1922-
 
Description New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., [1969] 
128 p. : ill., map. ; 25 cm. 
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Summary

Describes the racial characteristics, history, beliefs and tribal customs, family life, and natural habitat of the Australian Aborigines and discusses how the coming of the white man affected their way of life.

Notes

For children.

Cited In

Muir, M. A bibliography of Australian children's books, 3652

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Juvenile literature.  |  Ethnology -- Australia.  |  Gender relations - Polygamy.  |  Technology - Stone.  |  Initiation - Tooth avulsion.  |  Stories and motifs - Mountains.  |  Communications - Message sticks.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Bullroarers.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Moieties.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Performing arts.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Music - Instruments.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Reproduction - Conception.  |  Animals - Birds.  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Adolescence - Puberty.  |  Communications - Nonverbal - Sign language and gestures.  |  Children.  |  Weapons.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Animal names.  |  Initiation - Circumcision.  |  Death - Inquests.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Gender relations - Division of labour.  |  Hunting - Birds - Emus.  |  Gathering.  |  Daily life - Domestic - Sleeping.  |  Colonisation.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Queensland.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Initiation - Finger amputation.  |  Fishing.  |  Death - Mourning - Mourning caps.  |  Pinjarup language (W6) (WA SI50-02)  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Water supply - Waterholes and rockpools.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Religion - After death beliefs.  |  Stories and motifs - Water sources.  |  Stories and motifs - Emu.  |  Reproduction - Childbirth.  |  Housing.  |  Stories and motifs - Devils, monsters, evil spirits, hairy men, bunyips.  |  Food - Sociocultural aspects - Sharing.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Western Australia.  |  Pinjarup people (W6) (WA SI50-02)  |  Caledon Bay (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Kata Tjuta / Olgas (South Central NT SG52-08)  |  Hornet Bank (SW Qld SG55-08)  |  Pinjarra (SW WA SI50-02)  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)  |  Uluru / Ayers Rock (South Central NT SG52-08)
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