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The passing of the Aborigines : a lifetime spent among the natives of Australia / Daisy Bates
Bib ID 4494617
Format BookBook
Author
Bates, Daisy, 1859-1951
 
Description [S.l.] : Lulu.com for Benediction Classics, c2008 
210 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781409224686
Summary

"Daisy Bates devoted more than 35 years of her life to studying Aboriginal life, history, culture, rites, beliefs and customs. Living in a tent in small settlements from Western Australia to the edges of the Nullarbor Plain ..."

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Ethnology -- Australia.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Gathering - Plants - Roots and tubers.  |  Mirning people (A9) (WA SH52-14)  |  Wirangu people (C1) (SA SH53-14)  |  Nyulnyul / Nyul Nyul people (K13) (WA SE51-02)  |  Stories and motifs - Spirit children.  |  Yulparija people (A67) (WA SF51-07)  |  Religion - After death beliefs.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Tuberculosis.  |  Bibbulman people (W1) (WA SI50-10)  |  Food - Meat - Birds - Emu.  |  Trade and exchange - Trade routes.  |  Initiation - Tooth avulsion.  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Sites - Quarries - Ochre and pigment.  |  Technology - Stone - Knives.  |  Stories and motifs - Water sources.  |  Stories and motifs - Eagles / hawks / crows.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Hunting - Kangaroo / Wallaby.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Measles.  |  Reproduction - Infanticide.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Feuds and warfare.  |  Religion - Rites - Bloodletting.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Boards.  |  Eucla (SE WA Nullarbor SH52-14)  |  Koonalda Cave (Far West SA Nullarbor SH52-15)  |  Katanning (SW WA SI50-07)  |  Wilgie Mia (WA Gascoyne / Murchison SG50-11)  |  Wirilia / Wirilya (West SA SH53-13)  |  Western Desert (WA SF51, SF52, SG51, SG52)  |  Rottnest Island / Wadjemup (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Wupipi / Broome (WA West Kimberley SE51-06)  |  Perth (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Roebuck Plains (WA West Kimberley SE51-10)  |  Meekatharra (WA Gascoyne / Murchison SG50-12)  |  Gascoyne River (WA South Pilbara SG50)  |  Yuria Water (West SA SH53-13)  |  Murchison River (WA South Pilbara SG50)  |  Laverton (SE WA Goldfields SH51-02)  |  Beagle Bay (WA West Kimberley SE51-02)  |  Ooldea (Far West SA SH52-12)  |  Bernier Island (WA South Pilbara / Gascoyne SG49-04)  |  Dorre Island (WA South Pilbara / Gascoyne SG49-04)  |  Leonora (SE WA Goldfields SH51-01)

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