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Silverleaf : the story of Jessie Lloyd, pioneer writer of north western New South Wales / Joan McKenzie
Bib ID 876121
Format BookBook
Author
McKenzie, Joan
 
Description Coonamble, N.S.W. : J.M. McKenzie, c1986 
136 p. : ill., geneal. table, ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 1862524726
Summary

Physical characteristics; Body tattooing called "moumbil"; author's opinion that the Aborigines were indolent and did not plan for the future; nomadism; hunting gathering fishing; vegetables and fruits eaten; cooking methods; author's opinion that the Aborigines had no religious beliefs; technology; initiation rites; marriage customs; treatment of women; corroborees; boomerang manufacture; spear manufacture and treatment with snake and insect poisons; intertribal warfare; language, exchanges between friendly tribes; traditional medicine; snake-bite treatment; burial and mourning customs; Annotation pending.

Notes

Available from Mrs J. McKenzie, 24 Zoccoli Street, Coonamble, N.S.W. 2829.

Bibliography: p. 4.

Subjects Lloyd, Jessie, 1842-1885.  |  Authors, Australian -- Biography.  |  Body - Decoration.  |  Wailwan / Weilwan people (D20) (NSW SH55-11)  |  Death - Mortuary customs.  |  Narrabri (N NSW SH55-12)  |  Terembone (N NSW SH55-12)

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