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Recollections of squatting in Victoria, then called the Port Phillip District (from 1841 to 1851) / Edward M. Curr
Bib ID 721936
Format BookBook
Author
Curr, Edward M. (Edward Micklethwaite), 1820-1889
 
Edition 2nd ed., reset. 
Description Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1965 
193 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
Summary

Numerous accounts of contact with natives - Tongala Station (Goulburn R.) - attitude of settlers towards natives; Detailed account of Bangerang tribe marriage, food, hunting, cooking, types of ovens, laws, tribal & inter-tibal relationships, initiation, life cycle, camp life infanticide, tribal etiquette, fire making, mode of burial, physical & mental characteristics, courage; Plates : Aborigines on the Murray; A young native wearing an oppossum-skin cloak; Native of the Bogan; Maps: Squatters rungs in the 1840s; Early squatting rung in the Kilmore-Heathcote District; The Goulburn blacks tribal lands -- Maps show distribution of tribes and sections of Bangerang.

Notes

"Abridged, with a foreword and notes by Harley W. Forster".

First published by George Robertson, Melbourne, 1883.

Includes index.

Subjects Frontier and pioneer life -- Victoria.  |  Sheep -- Victoria.  |  Ethnology -- Australia.  |  Recreation - Games - String games and string figures.  |  Housing - Shelters.  |  Hunting.  |  Fishing.  |  Gender relations - Betrothal.  |  Recreation - Play.  |  Communications - Message sticks.  |  Initiation - Tooth avulsion.  |  Social organisation - Avoidance rules.  |  Law enforcement - Police conduct and attitudes.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Technology - Fire - Fire making.  |  Communications - Messengers.  |  Gender relations - Division of labour.  |  Weapons.  |  Animals - Livestock - Stealing and killing.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Costume and clothing - Nose pegs and piercing.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Feuds and warfare - Avenging.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing - Tracking.  |  Plants - Figs.  |  Bangerang people (S40) (Vic SJ55-02)  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Sheep and wool.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Gender relations - Marriage.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Colbinabbin (N Vic SJ55-01)  |  Goulburn River (N Vic SJ55-01)  |  Ovens River (N Vic SJ55-01)  |  Moira (N Vic SJ55-02)  |  Tongala (N Vic SJ55-01)  |  Lake Boga (NW Vic SI54-16)  |  Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55)
Other authors/contributors Forster, Harley W
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245 1 0 |aRecollections of squatting in Victoria, then called the Port Phillip District (from 1841 to 1851) /|cEdward M. Curr.
250 |a2nd ed., reset.
260 |aMelbourne :|bMelbourne University Press,|c1965.
300 |a193 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
500 |a"Abridged, with a foreword and notes by Harley W. Forster".
500 |aFirst published by George Robertson, Melbourne, 1883.
500 |aIncludes index.
520 |aNumerous accounts of contact with natives - Tongala Station (Goulburn R.) - attitude of settlers towards natives; Detailed account of Bangerang tribe marriage, food, hunting, cooking, types of ovens, laws, tribal & inter-tibal relationships, initiation, life cycle, camp life infanticide, tribal etiquette, fire making, mode of burial, physical & mental characteristics, courage; Plates : Aborigines on the Murray; A young native wearing an oppossum-skin cloak; Native of the Bogan; Maps: Squatters rungs in the 1840s; Early squatting rung in the Kilmore-Heathcote District; The Goulburn blacks tribal lands -- Maps show distribution of tribes and sections of Bangerang.
650 0 |aFrontier and pioneer life|zVictoria.
650 0 |aSheep|zVictoria.
650 0 |aEthnology|zAustralia.
650 7 |aRecreation - Games - String games and string figures.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aHousing - Shelters.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aHunting.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aFishing.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aGender relations - Betrothal.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aRecreation - Play.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aCommunications - Message sticks.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aInitiation - Tooth avulsion.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aSocial organisation - Avoidance rules.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aLaw enforcement - Police conduct and attitudes.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aCeremonies - Initiation.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aEnvironment - Land management - Fire.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aTechnology - Fire - Fire making.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aCommunications - Messengers.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aGender relations - Division of labour.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aWeapons.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aAnimals - Livestock - Stealing and killing.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aHealth - Physiology and diseases.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aDeath - Mortuary customs.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aCostume and clothing - Nose pegs and piercing.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aMagic and sorcery - Clever people.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aFeuds and warfare - Avenging.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aHunting, gathering and fishing - Tracking.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aPlants - Figs.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aBangerang people (S40) (Vic SJ55-02)|2aiatsisl
650 7 |aEconomic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Sheep and wool.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aTransport - Water - Canoes.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aGender relations - Marriage.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aCannibalism.|2aiatsiss
651 7 |aColbinabbin (N Vic SJ55-01)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aGoulburn River (N Vic SJ55-01)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aOvens River (N Vic SJ55-01)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aMoira (N Vic SJ55-02)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aTongala (N Vic SJ55-01)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aLake Boga (NW Vic SI54-16)|2aiatsisp
651 7 |aPort Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55)|2aiatsisp
700 1 |aForster, Harley W.
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