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Cunderdin-Meckering, a wheatlands history / Joseph Placid Stokes
Bib ID 660494
Format BookBook
Author
Stokes, Joseph, 1917-
 
Description Melbourne, Vic. : Hyland House, 1986 
xvi, 333 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0908090986
Summary

Information on the extent of the Balardung lands (map on page 3), rituals, types of implements and weapons (and relics), climate, shelter and clothing, hunting and prey, burial and religious beliefs and 'employment' of Aboriginal people as trackers and guides for European explorations. Scattered references throughout the book.

Notes

Ill. on lining papers.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 302-305.

Subjects Hunting - Birds - Emus.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Grain.  |  Gathering - Plants - Roots and tubers.  |  Balardung / Baladon people (W10) (WA SH50-15)  |  Housing - Shelters - Shade.  |  Costume and clothing - Nose pegs and piercing.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing - Tracking.  |  Religion - Rites.  |  Gathering - Insects - Grubs.  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Body - Scarification.  |  Cunderdin (W.A.) -- History.  |  Meckering (W.A.) -- History.  |  Cunderdin (W.A. : Shire) -- History.  |  Cunderdin (SW WA SH50-15)  |  Meckering (SW WA SH50-15)

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