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Into the dead heart : an ornithological trip through Central Australia / by S.A. White
Bib ID 748435
Format BookBook
Author
White, S. A. (Samuel Albert), 1870-1954
 
Description Adelaide : W.K.Thomas, 1914 
154 p. : ill. ; 16 cm. 
Summary

p.45-47; Brief description of mourning ceremony at Dalhousie Station, reburial rite of natives from Crown Point to Charlotte Waters (Arunta tribe); p.51-52; Belief in bone pointing, method of removing bone by medicine man; p.98-102; Notes on Hermannsburg Mission; p.116; Rock paintings at Emily Gap; p.143; Fish traps on Lindsay Creek; p.152-153; Notes on spears, spearthrowers, shields, boomerangs.

Notes

Reprinted from The Register.

Subjects Ornithology -- Australia, Central.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Weapons - Shields.  |  Fishing - Fish traps.  |  Weapons - Boomerangs.  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Weapons - Spearthrowers.  |  Stories and motifs - Fish.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Death - Human remains - Reburial.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Australia, Central -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Charlotte Waters (South Central NT SG53-06)  |  Crown Point (South Central NT SG53-06)  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)  |  Anthwerrke / Underga / Emily Gap (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Dalhousie (SA Central Australia SG53-11)

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