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Our stone age mystery / Ion L. Idriess
Bib ID 650071
Format BookBook
Author
Idriess, Ion L. (Ion Llewellyn), 1890-1979
 
Description Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1964 
xvi, 200 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. 
Summary

A days hunt with a desert family, womens part in collecting food (Kimberley); cooking and ways of preparing food (Channel Country); avoidance relationships, food taboos; use of kaditcha shoes, medicine man, death, burial rites, belief of life after death.

Subjects Ethnology -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Social organisation - Avoidance rules - Avoidance relationships.  |  Religion - After death beliefs.  |  Law enforcement - Customary - Kadaitcha.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Food - Sociocultural aspects - Avoidance.  |  Family.  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  Western Desert (WA SF51, SF52, SG51, SG52)  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  Queensland Channel Country (Qld Far West SF54, SG54)  |  East Kimberley area (North NT SD52-15)  |  Northern Territory Top End (NT)

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