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First the spring : a history of the Shire of Kojonup, Western Australia / Merle Bignell
Bib ID 4473972
Format BookBook
Author
Bignell, Merle, 1927-
 
Description [Nedlands, W.A.] : University of Western Australia Press for the Kojonup Shire Council, 1971 
xi, [1], 251 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0855640480
Summary

Early discussion on the assumptions of the homogeneity of the Aboriginal people of SW Western Australia. Description of pre-colonial life of the Kaneang (possibly Kaniyang) people, including diet, hunting and gathering, examples of the language, ornamentation, circumcision, myths and legends and implements and weapons.

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Distributed in the U.S. by International Scholarly Book Services, Portland, Ore.

Includes bibliographies and index.

Subjects Hunting.  |  Costume and clothing - Belts and waistbands.  |  Weapons.  |  Kaniyang people (W4) (WA SI50-11)  |  Noongar / Nyungar / Nyungah people (W41) (WA SI50)  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Sheep and wool.  |  Initiation - Circumcision.  |  Kaniyang language (W4) (WA SI50-11)  |  Kojonup (W.A.) -- History.  |  Kojonup (W.A. : Shire) -- History.  |  Albany / King George Sound (SW WA SI50-11, SI50-15)  |  Kojonup (SW WA SI50-07)
Other authors/contributors Kojonup (W.A. : Shire). Council

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