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Totems and tamarinds : Aborigines and Macassans in eastern Arnhem Land / [by] Keith Cole
Bib ID 642677
Format BookBook
Author
Cole, Keith, 1919-
 
Description Darwin : Nungalinya Publications, 1973 
52 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm. 
ISBN 0909821097
Summary

Groote Eylandt visit; Contacts between Aborigines (Warnindilyaugwa) & Macassans; Macassan sites; rock painting sites at Chasm Island, Dalimba Bay, Marnggala Cave and Angurugu; Sacred sites and myths associated with them - includes Bickerton Island; Missions of C.M.S. at Emerald River and Angurugu described; F. Grey and settlement at Umbakumba; Alyangula mining settlement and Bartalumba Bay fishery - Aborigines employed in both industries; profile of white missionaries & of Aboriginal lay preachers G. Blitner, Aringari Warramara & Murabuda Wurramarrba.

Subjects Aborigines. Social conditions. Northern Territory. Groote Eylandt & Bickerton Island.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Groote Eylandt -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Bickerton Island -- Social life and customs.  |  Makasar (Indonesian people) -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Sites - Sacred sites.  |  Sites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Religions - Christianity.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Fishing.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Mining industry - Mine workers.  |  Art - Subjects - Contact.  |  Plants - Tamarinds.  |  Anindilyakwa / Enindhilyagwa / Warnindilyakwa people (N151) (NT SD53-12)  |  Sites - Macassan sites.  |  Bickerton Island (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07)  |  Emerald River (Groote Eylandt NT Gulf Islands SD53-11)  |  Alyangula (Groote Eylandt NT Gulf Islands SD53-07)  |  Angurugu (Groote Eylandt NT Gulf Islands SD53-07)  |  Umbakumba (Groote Eylandt NT Gulf Islands SD53-08)  |  Chasm Island (NT Gulf Islands SD53-08)

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