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An Australian tells England / by Bertha E. Phelps
Bib ID 714938
Format BookBook
Author
Phelps, Bertha E
 
Printer (Sydney : Robert Dey, Son & Co.)
Description [Sydney? : B. Phelps?, 1935?] 
314 p., [12] leaves of plates : ports. ; 19 cm. 
Summary

Includes encounters with Indigenous people p. 33-34, 57-59, 133, 148-149; describes Indigenous lifestyle and social customs p. 50-55, 68.

Notes

Library's copy inscribed by the author.

Library's Whelan copy signed by the author.

Subjects Sampson family.  |  Law - Indigenous.  |  Trade and exchange.  |  Music - Instruments - Making - Drum.  |  Technology - Stone - Grindstones.  |  History - Genealogy and family history.  |  Weapons - Boomerangs.  |  Initiation - Tooth avulsion.  |  Death - Beliefs.  |  Technology - Wood - Digging sticks.  |  Gender relations - Gender roles.  |  Dance - Recreational - Corroboree.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Sites - Grinding grooves, sharpening marks etc.  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Housing - Shelters - Bark.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Burial.  |  Technology - Wood - Fire sticks.  |  Material culture - Bark objects.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Technology - Bags.  |  Food - Bush tucker.  |  Material culture - String and rope making.  |  Australia -- Genealogy.  |  Australia -- History -- 1901-1945.  |  Australia -- Social conditions -- 1901-1945.  |  New South Wales (NSW)  |  Australia.

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