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Christison of Lammermoor / by M.M. Bennett
Bib ID 902120
Format BookBook
Bennett, M. M. (Mary Montgomerie)
Description London : Alston Rivers, 1927 
280 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 cm. 

Narrative of the life of Robert Christison; Chap.4; Notes on exploration in Queensland, 1863-1866; meeting with Landsborough near Sutton River; Chap.5; The Wills massacre on the Ngoa River; settling in at Lammermoor, teaching young Aboriginal English; relations between Dalleburra, Mootaburra, Quippenburra & Munggoobra; Chap.6; Christison gives old man a plate and named him King Narkool of Dalleburra tribe; account of corroboree; attack on homestead; Chap.7; Story of the spirit which haunts Mount Alexander; Chap.8; Native crippled woman carried in kangaroo skins, kindness to lamed people; sheep stealing, Native Police action; nets used for trapping game; Chap.9; Excerpts from Parliamentary reports, early authors writings on the effects of white law on Aborigines, land rights suggestion made for segregation policy; Chap.10; Use of boomerangs, throwing sticks (koolbinny), spears, nulla nullas, greenstone tomahawks, quartz knives; yam stick (kalgooly) used by women; cure for snake bite, quartz traded for pituri from Goamulgu tribe; group divided into 4 sections, marriage regulations, initiation; Chap.25; Estimate of population of Dalleburra, degradation of women through white contact; Chap.28; Native names of waterholes; p.271-276; English - Dalleburra dictionary (approximately 560 words)


Maps on lining papers.

Includes index and bibliography.

Subjects Christison, Robert, 1837-1915.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland.  |  Frontier and pioneer life -- Queensland.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.  |  Iningai / Yiningay language (L41) (Qld SF55-13)  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Sheep and wool.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Hunting - Traps, nets etc.  |  Politics and Government - National symbols and events - King plates.  |  Technology - Wood - Digging sticks.  |  Yirandali / Yirandhali people (L42) (Qld SF55-05)  |  Weapons - Clubs and fighting sticks.  |  Dalla language (E25) (Qld SG56-10)  |  Weapons - Spearthrowers.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Technology - Stone - Knives.  |  Trade and exchange.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry.  |  Weapons - Boomerangs - Throwing.  |  Substance use - Pituri.  |  Weapons - Throwing sticks.  |  Gathering - Plants - Yams.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Yirandali / Yirandhali language (L42) (Qld SF55-05)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Iningai / Yiningay people (L41) (Qld SF55-13)  |  Land rights.  |  Technology - Stone - Ground.  |  Plants - Pituri.  |  Technology - Stone - Axes / hatchets.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Dalla people (E25) (Qld SG56-10)  |  Health - Bites and stings.  |  Law enforcement - Police conduct and attitudes.  |  Animals - Reptiles - Snakes.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Guwa language (G9.1) (Qld SF54-11)  |  Animals - Mammals - Marsupials - Kangaroos / Wallabies.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Language - English - Aboriginal English.  |  Animals - Livestock - Stealing and killing.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Material culture - Fur and skin objects and decorations.  |  Demography - Population dynamics.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Law enforcement - Police - Native police.  |  Guwa people (G9.1) (Qld SF54-11)  |  Aged.  |  Lammermoor (Qld.)  |  Queensland -- History -- 1824-1900.  |  Charters Towers (Qld.) -- History.  |  South West Queensland (SW Qld SG54, SG55, SH54, SH55)  |  North East South Australia (NE SA SG54, SH54)  |  Nogoa River (E Qld SF55, SG55)  |  Lammermoor (E Qld SF56-13)  |  Quippenburra (E Qld SF55-01)  |  Cullin-La-Ringo (E Qld SF55-15)  |  Kalgoorlie-Boulder (SE WA Goldfields SH51-09)


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