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Ancient hunters : and their modern representatives / by W.J. Sollas
Bib ID 963779
Format BookBook
Author
Sollas, W. J. (William Johnson), 1849-1936
 
Description London : Macmillan and Co., 1911 
xvi, 416 p., 2 leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., maps, portraits ; 23 cm. 
Summary

p.70-91; Tasmanians; Clothing and body ornamentation; shelters; weapons and stone implements (scrapers, boucher, anvil); types of food & animals hunted; firemaking; making of raft; appearance of natives; measurements of skull; theories of origin; p.170-209; Australian Aborigines; Appearance of natives; weapons and stone implements (axes, knives); making of raft; shelters; clothing and ornamentation; barter and message sticks; animals hunted, types of plants found; tribal organization; medicine men; religious beliefs and belief in spirits; the use of ritual objects; initiation ceremonies; production ceremonies; burial customs; theory of origin; sketches of weapons, stone implements and raft; photos of natives from Arunta, Worgaia, Kaitish, Warramunga and Anula tribes.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Prehistoric peoples.  |  Hunting and gathering societies.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Technology - Stone - Ground.  |  Trade and exchange.  |  Communications - Message sticks.  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Technology - Stone - Knives.  |  Technology - Stone - Knapped.  |  Yanyuwa / Yanuwa people (N153) (NT SE53-04)  |  Wakaya people (C16) (NT SE53-15)  |  Human biology - Physical anthropology - Craniology.  |  Religion - Rites - Increase.  |  Weapons.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Technology - Wood - Fire sticks.  |  Animals.  |  Kaytetye / Kaytej people (C13) (NT SF53-06)  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Costume and clothing.  |  Transport - Water - Rafts.  |  Technology - Stone - Scrapers.  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Australian

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