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Over the range : sunshine and shadow in the Kimberleys / by Ion L. Idriess
Bib ID 710650
Format BookBook
Author
Idriess, Ion L. (Ion Llewellyn), 1890-1979
 
Description Sydney : Angus & Robertson, c1937 
viii, 316 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 19 cm. 
Summary

Journey from Derby, across the King Leopold Ranges into N. Kimberley; arrest of two natives for murder, their trial at Derby, rapid spread of leprosy among Aborigines; necessity for secret life, notes on message sticks, taking of kidney fat, burial.

Notes

Map on lining papers.

N copy is 3rd ed.[printing] 1937. NL copy 1st ed. 1937. NL copy has no map.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia.  |  Communications - Message sticks.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Leprosy.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Magic and sorcery - Kidney fat removal.  |  Law - Legal system - Courts.  |  Kimberley (W.A.) -- Description and travel.  |  King Leopold Ranges (WA Kimberley SE51, SE52)  |  Derby (WA West Kimberley SE51-07)

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