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Early reminiscences of the Wimmera and Mallee and Reminiscences of the early Mallee and Wimmera / by Robert H. Stainthorpe & William Candy
Bib ID 4737728
Format BookBook
Author
Stainthorpe, Robert H. (Robert Henry), 1855-1934
 
Description Donvale, Vic. : Lowden Publishing Co., 2009 
xv, 128 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 9781920753146
Series

Historical reprint series ; 7.

Summary

p. 17. Battle between Swan Hill and Murray tribes at Nine Creeks, Dimboola; Method of treating injuries and broken limbs with mud and bark; Description of corroboree; body decoration with white and yellow ochre; leaves tied around waist and ankles; method of cooking emus; p. 18; method of catching game; Johnny King of Bannyeoung; p. 66 Aborigines at Four Posts (Glenorchy) involved in petty theft; p. 71 Aboriginal group at Warracknabeal led by King John and Queen Mary; p. 77: Description of large corroboree at Warracknabeal; Competitive games of running, throwing boomerangs held before start of corroborree.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Frontier and pioneer life -- Victoria -- Wimmera.  |  Frontier and pioneer life -- Victoria -- Mallee.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry.  |  Wemba Wemba / Wamba Wamba people (D1) (Vic, NSW SI54-16)  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Hunting.  |  Wergaia / Wotjobaluk people (S17) (Vic SI54-15)  |  Recreation - Games.  |  Victoria -- Social life and customs -- History.  |  Dimboola (NW Vic SJ54-03)  |  Warracknabeal (NW Vic SJ54-03)  |  Wimmera (NW Vic SJ54-03)  |  Mallee (NW Vic SI55-11, SI55-15)
Other authors/contributors Candy, William, 1854-1935
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