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Our living stone age / Ion L. Idriess
Bib ID 768992
Format BookBook
Author
Idriess, Ion L. (Ion Llewellyn), 1890-1979
 
Description Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1963 
xix, 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. 
Summary

This book is to explain the life... from birth to marriage; material life, removal of finger of child, dressing up, bodily decoration, woman making ceremony (Gulf Country)

Subjects Ethnology -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Reproduction - Childbirth.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Initiation - Finger amputation.  |  Queensland Gulf country (Qld SE54)  |  Queensland Far North West (Qld Far NW SE54)

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