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Cologne to the Kimberley : studies of aboriginal life in Northwest Australia by five German scholars in the first half of the 20th century / translated by Margaret Pawsey and edited by Kim Akerman
Bib ID 6807086
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Description Carlisle, Western Australia : Hesperian Press, 2015 
©2015 
xii, 374 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 30 cm 
ISBN 9780859055949 (paperback)
Summary

Eighteen translated papers by Bischofs, Worms, Petri, Schulz, & Odermann that are essential for an understanding of Kimberley Aboriginal culture. Contains brief biographies of the authors.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- History.  |  Anthropology -- Western Australia.  |  Land rights - Ownership.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Mortuary objects - Coffins - Log coffins.  |  Stories and motifs - Fire.  |  Dyirbal / Djirbal / Jirrabul people (Y123) (Qld SE55-05)  |  Nyamal people (A58) (WA SF51-05)  |  Art - Subjects - Wandjina.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Karajarri people (A64) (WA SE51-10)  |  Bardi people (K15) (WA SE51-02)  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Nyulnyul / Nyul Nyul people (K13) (WA SE51-02)  |  Initiation - Subincision.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Kinship terms.  |  Art - Sand and ground design.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Initiation.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Nyangumarta / Nyangumarda people (A61) (WA SF51-10)  |  Sites - Stone arrangements.  |  Technology - Fire - Fire making.  |  Fishing - Fish traps.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Yawuru people (K1) (WA SE51-10)  |  Ceremonies - Rain making.  |  Walmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  Magic and sorcery.  |  Initiation - Circumcision.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Trade and exchange.  |  Geography - Territories and boundaries.  |  Religion - Rites - Increase.  |  Communications - Nonverbal - Sign language and gestures.  |  Ngarinman / Ngarinyman people (C27) (NT SE52-01)  |  Parda Hill (WA West Kimberley SE51-10)  |  Abydos (WA East Pilbara SF50-08)  |  Depuch Island (WA West Pilbara SF50-03)  |  Bidyadanga / Lagrange (WA West Kimberley SE51-10)  |  Port Hedland (WA East Pilbara SF50-04)  |  Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51, SE52)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Pawsey, Margaret, translator  |  Akerman, Kim, 1947-, editor

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