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Groote Eylandt Mission : a short history of the C.M.S. Groote Eylandt Mission, 1921-1971 / by Keith Cole
Bib ID 488388
Format BookBook
Author
Cole, Keith, 1919-
 
Description Melbourne : Church Missionary Historical Publications, 1971 
87 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 19 cm. 
ISBN 0909821003
Summary

Frontispiece has description and meaning of bark painting on dustcover; mainly historical information on mission p.1-10; Location of Groote Eylandt, topography, climate, size, population (1921 & 1970), origins & relations with Nunggubuyu people, economic life, food gathering, fishing, Macassan influences, plant foods, camps, bark wet weather huts with painted interiors, moieties, clans, ideas of property & ownership, family cohesion, totemism (gives myth of Central Hill, arrival of Macassan trepangers, material objects introduced); individual accounts of history of Umbakumba, Angurugu & Emerald River.

Notes

"Companion volume to Groote Eylandt Pioneer, by Keith Cole, Melbourne, 1971." -- T.p. verso.

Bibliography: p. 85-87.

Subjects Groote Eylandt Mission.  |  Church Missionary Society of Australia.  |  Missions -- Northern Territory -- Groote Eylandt.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking - Plants.  |  Habitation - Camps.  |  Family.  |  Environment - Climate and weather - Seasons - Wet season.  |  Housing - Shelters.  |  Daily life.  |  Demography.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Moieties.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Anindilyakwa / Enindhilyagwa / Warnindilyakwa people (N151) (NT SD53-12)  |  Fishing.  |  Art - Subjects - Contact.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Gathering.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Nunggubuyu people (N128) (NT SD53-11)  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Beche-de-mer / Trepang.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Angurugu (Groote Eylandt NT Gulf Islands SD53-07)  |  Umbakumba (Groote Eylandt NT Gulf Islands SD53-08)  |  Emerald River (Groote Eylandt NT Gulf Islands SD53-11)

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