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The Aborigines of Central Australia : with a vocabulary of the dialect of the Alice Springs natives / by W. H. Willshire
Bib ID 952924
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Willshire, W. H
 
Online Versions
Printer (Port Augusta : D. Drysdale)
Description [s.l. : s.n.], 1888 
32 pages ; 18 cm. 
Summary

Author formed and led the Native Police in Alice Springs in 1881; subsequently they operated in Port Darwin, Roper River, and Daly River areas; marriage system, sickness, death, rock art, infanticide, cannibalism, hunting methods; vocabulary (c.300 words and phrases); Appendix Z gives S. Gasons account of the Barrow Creek massacre.

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N 572.99472 WIL also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-188910904

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 18623

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Death.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Law enforcement - Police - Native police.  |  Hunting.  |  Reproduction - Infanticide.  |  Darwin River (NT Top End SD52-04)  |  Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Barrow Creek (Central NT SF53-06)  |  Gason map area (NE SA SG54-13)  |  Roper River (NT Top End SD53-09, SD53-10, SD53-11)  |  Daly Waters (North NT SE53-01)

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N 572.9942 WIL
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