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The history and culture of the Aboriginal people of the Ashford district / Robyn Howell
Bib ID 695551
Format BookBook
Author
Howell, Robyn
 
Description [Sydney] : Government Printer, 1983 
ix, 215 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 34 cm. 
ISBN 0724076972 (corrected)
Invalid ISBN 0724071741 (corrected)
Summary

Prepared as part of Ashford Central School's Multicultural Program; describes traditions; culture; language groups; Kwiambul world lists and place names (mainly from Curr); artefacts; bush foods and medicine; dress; health; art; music; stories; children's life; contact history; lists pastoral runs and leases of the Ashford District; massacres of the 1830s and 1840s; reserves and missions; education (includes list of pupils at the Ngoorumba Provisional School 1908-1911); reminiscences and biographies of local people; Ashford Aboriginal people today; includes maps, drawings, tables and pictures.

Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Subjects Australian Aborigines. Social life. New South Wales. Ashford region, to date.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Ashford Region -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Ashford Region -- History.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Food.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Music.  |  Technology - Tools.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Kwiambal / Gujambal people (D35) (Qld SH56-01)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Social behaviour - Socialisation - Child rearing.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Sections and subsections.  |  Plants.  |  History.  |  Art.  |  History - Genealogy and family history.  |  Toomelah (N NSW SH56-01)  |  Ashford (N NSW SH56-05)  |  Tingha / Nucoorilma / Long Gully (N NSW SH56-05)

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