The Resource Kamilaroi and Kurnai : group marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement... also the Kurnai tribe : their customs in peace and war, by Lorimer Fison and A. W. Howitt, with an introduction by Lewis H. Morgan

Kamilaroi and Kurnai : group marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement... also the Kurnai tribe : their customs in peace and war, by Lorimer Fison and A. W. Howitt, with an introduction by Lewis H. Morgan

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Kamilaroi and Kurnai : group marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement... also the Kurnai tribe : their customs in peace and war
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Kamilaroi and Kurnai
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group marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement... also the Kurnai tribe : their customs in peace and war
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by Lorimer Fison and A. W. Howitt, with an introduction by Lewis H. Morgan
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Summary
Class divisions based on sex; totems; marriage rules and descent (Kamilaroi); male and female class names of Kamilaroi, Antakerinya, and tribes at Herbert River, Mackay and in Western Australia; relationship terms (Dieri, Brabolung, Wakeruk, and tribes at Paroo River, Port Lincoln, Lake Alexandrina, Port Mackay, Eildon, Frasers Island, Maneroo, Mota, Banks Islands); in general and in comparison with customs in other countries; kinship relationships; group marriage; female infanticide; marriage by capture; polyandry; totemism; Kurnai; Number of Aborigines in Gippsland; infanticide; naming of children; bodily ornamentations; initiation; marriage customs; hunting and food customs; camping rules; authority of elders and leadership; cannibalism; tribal conflicts; clan divisions; kinship relationship terms; belief in spirits; magic; beliefs in causes of diseases; table compares kinship relationship terms of Kurnai, Turra, Kamilaroi, Kunopia; in appendix detailed information of food customs of Kurnai and Maneroo tribes; bullroarer (Kamilaroi, Chepara); short notes on class divisions, marital customs, belief in spirits (Gournditch-mara); marital customs, initiation ceremonies (Geawegal); class divisions and totems, marital customs, initiation ceremonies, camping rules (Turra); class divisions, marriage rules (Waimbio); in appendix; Kurnai marriage system compared with Kamilaroi
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Also available electronically at: Internet Archive http://www.archive.org/details/texts
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1832-1907
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Fison, Lorimer
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1830-1908
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Howitt, A. W.
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
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Kamilaroi and Kurnai : group marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement... also the Kurnai tribe : their customs in peace and war, by Lorimer Fison and A. W. Howitt, with an introduction by Lewis H. Morgan
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https://archive.org/stream/kamilaroikurnaig00fiso/kamilaroikurnaig00fiso_djvu.txt
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Open stack copy is a photocopy of original
Control code
M0043747
Dimensions
20 x 29 cm.
Extent
372 p., 1 folded map
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Open Stack copy donated by The Needham Memorial Library of the Australian Board of Missions
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1260 ; 1643
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0052925
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Kamilaroi and Kurnai : group marriage and relationship, and marriage by elopement... also the Kurnai tribe : their customs in peace and war, by Lorimer Fison and A. W. Howitt, with an introduction by Lewis H. Morgan
Link
https://archive.org/stream/kamilaroikurnaig00fiso/kamilaroikurnaig00fiso_djvu.txt
Publication
Note
Open stack copy is a photocopy of original
Control code
M0043747
Dimensions
20 x 29 cm.
Extent
372 p., 1 folded map
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Open Stack copy donated by The Needham Memorial Library of the Australian Board of Missions
Stock number
1260 ; 1643
System control number
0052925

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