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Kakadu people / by Baldwin Spencer ; compiled, edited and published by David M. Welch
Bib ID 4498997
Format BookBook
Author
Spencer, Baldwin, Sir, 1860-1929
 
Edition 1st ed. 
Description Virginia, N.T. : David M. Welch, c2008 
xiv, 272 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780977503537
Series

Australian Aboriginal culture series ; no. 3.

Summary

Text derived from 'Wanderings in Wild Australia'; see original publication for annotation.

Notes

"Additional text and photographs by David M. Welch"--P. vi.

"Spencer's 1912 diary notes and photographs of Aboriginal life in the Kakadu region, Northern Territory of Australia. With rock art by Kakadu people and their ancestors"--Cover.

Bibliography: p. 271-272.

Subjects Spencer, Baldwin, Sir, 1860-1929 -- Diaries.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu Region -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu Region -- Social life and customs.  |  Rock paintings -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu Region.  |  Settlement and contacts - Chinese.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Stories and motifs - Spirit children.  |  Technology - Bags.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Hunting - Snake.  |  Material culture - Woven objects.  |  Technology - Stone - Axes / hatchets.  |  Costume and clothing - Armbands, bracelets etc.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Habitation - Camps - Fringe and town.  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Magic and sorcery.  |  Dance - Recreational - Corroboree.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Art - Rock art.  |  Art - Body art.  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Ceremonies - Rain making.  |  Gaagudju / Gagadju / Gagadyu people (N50) (NT SD53-01)  |  Housing - Shelters - Rock shelters.  |  Music - Vocal - Clan songs.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Stories and motifs - Kangaroos / Wallabies.  |  Food - Meat - Snake.  |  Religion - Dreaming - Ancestor spirits.  |  Stories and motifs - Snakes.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Art - Crafts - Baskets and basketmaking.  |  Ceremonies - Smoking ceremonies.  |  Weapons - Spearthrowers.  |  Stories and motifs - Crocodiles.  |  Kakadu Region (N.T.) -- Description and travel.  |  East Alligator River (Kakadu, NT SD53-01, SD53-05)  |  Darwin (NT Top End SD52-04)  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Roper River (NT Top End SD53-09, SD53-10, SD53-11)
Other authors/contributors Welch, David M. (Maxwell), 1955-
Available From David M. Welch, Box 503, CMB 19 Virginia NT 0822, website: http://www.aboriginalculture.com.au/ 

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