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Ethnological notes on the Aboriginal tribes of New South Wales and Victoria

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Ethnological notes on the Aboriginal tribes of New South Wales and Victoria
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Ethnological notes on the Aboriginal tribes of New South Wales and Victoria
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Sociology of Ngeumba, Kamilaroi and Thurrawal tribes, rules of intermarriage, section system; notes on childbirth (Thurrawal); Ngeumba grammar and vocabulary (approximately 250 words); Thangatti vocabulary (approximately 150 words) and grammar; account of Pirrimbir, or avenging expedition in S.E. of N.S.W. - chanting, marking of trees, method of catching enemy; food getting (N.S.W. and Victoria); food regulations, totems; cicatrization - ritual and ornamentation (Wiraidyuri); ritual ornaments and articles worn in initiation ceremonies; burial and mourning customs (Thoorga tribe); sorcery and magic; mythology and cosmology (N.S.W., Victoria); sociology of western Victorian tribes - totems, clans and sections; method of betrothal; initiation ceremonies of N.E. and central Victoria (male and female); superstitions and myths; p.174-183 of 1905; additional information on subincision with photographs showing effect of operation; two additional myths
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1841-1918
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Mathews, R. H.
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Ethnological notes on the Aboriginal tribes of New South Wales and Victoria
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Publication
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The Same - Sydney, White, 1905, xiv, 183 p. -- pl. (Accno 5104)
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M0048481
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
5104
System control number
0069437
Label
Ethnological notes on the Aboriginal tribes of New South Wales and Victoria
Publication
Note
The Same - Sydney, White, 1905, xiv, 183 p. -- pl. (Accno 5104)
Control code
M0048481
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
5104
System control number
0069437

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