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The Salvado memoirs : historical memoirs of Australia and particularly of the Benedictine Mission of New Norcia and of the habits and customs of the Australian natives / by Rosendo Salvado ; translated and edited by E.J. Stormon
Bib ID 871615
Format BookBook
Author
Salvado, Rosendo, 1814-1900
 
Uniform Title Memorie storiche dell'Australia. English
Description Nedlands, W.A. : University of Western Australia Press, 1977 
xx, 300 p. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0855641142
Summary

First published in Italian in 1851; account of first contact with Aborigines and abortive attempts to found missions; fighting among Aborigines; foundation of New Norcia; place of Aborigines among races of the world; religious beliefs; language (with vocabulary list of two dialects at New Norcia); music; social organization; body ornamentation; Material culture especially weapons; hunting methods and native foods (plant, insect, etc.); native medicine and sorcery; [Tribes are Juet and Balardong identified in an Appendix by R.M. Berndt q.v. for annotation]

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Subjects Salvado, Rosendo, 1814-1900.  |  Benedictine missions. Western Australia. New Norcia, 1845-1849. Personal observations.  |  Western Australia, 1829-1849. Early works.  |  Missionaries -- Western Australia -- Biography.  |  Missionaries -- Spain -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Yuat / Yuwat language (W11) (WA SF50-10)  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Balardung / Baladon people (W10) (WA SH50-15)  |  Weapons.  |  Fishing.  |  Yuat / Yuwat people (W11) (WA SF50-10)  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Food - Bush tucker.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Balardung / Baladon language (W10) (WA SH50-15)  |  Music.  |  Hunting.  |  Western Australia.  |  New Norcia (SW WA SH50-10)
Other authors/contributors Stormon, E. J  |  New Norcia Benedictine Mission

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