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Kinship and behaviour in north Queensland : a preliminary account of kinship and social organization on Cape York Peninsula, foreword, afterword and editing by H.W. Scheffler

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Kinship and behaviour in north Queensland : a preliminary account of kinship and social organization on Cape York Peninsula
Title
Kinship and behaviour in north Queensland
Title remainder
a preliminary account of kinship and social organization on Cape York Peninsula
Statement of responsibility
foreword, afterword and editing by H.W. Scheffler
Creator
Subject
Summary
Covers area north of line from Endeavour River at Cooktown to Mitchell River on Gulf of Carpentaria, map shows tribal groups; based on field work 1928, 1929 and 1932-33; p.1-2; Briefly describes coastal terrain of Koko Yas & Ompela, inland country of Wik Mongkan & Kandju, local organisation, clans, government, moieties (except Wik Mungkan), personal totemism; p.3-14; Ompela - location, table shows classification, differences from other Australian systems noted, marriage relationships, betrothal & changes in designation required by marriage (betrothal ceremony described, removal of motherinlaw avoidance,; terms of address, table of changes given), other designations (nicknames, special status terms), kinship and behaviour (instruction, discipline, joking, freedom of behaviour, gifts); p.15-20; Wik-Mongkan - location, table of kin classification, marriage, kin terminology, choice of spouse, behaviour; p.21-23; Tjungundji - marriage system, behaviour, table of kin classification, classification by age and maturity; p.24-26; Wutati - location, Papuan influences in religious beliefs, moieties, clans, marriages rules, table of kin classification, behaviour; p.27; Summary and conclusions; p.28-36; Appendices - I, Yintjinga kin classification, Wik Alkan kin classification, Wik Ngatara, Koko Minjena kin classification; II, Curriculum vitae published work; Afterword by H.W. Scheffler - Wik Mongkan kinship, polysemy, structural analysis (comparison with terminology used in Wik Mongkan mourning), parent and child categories, grandparent terms, classification of cross cousins, descent lines and kinship; charts, alternate generations; Koko Minjena system, marriage; Selection of D.F. Thomsons photographs of Cape York Aborigines
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1901-1970
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomson, Donald F.
Date time place
1972
Series statement
Australian Aboriginal studies no.51:Social anthropology series no.7
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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Label
Kinship and behaviour in north Queensland : a preliminary account of kinship and social organization on Cape York Peninsula, foreword, afterword and editing by H.W. Scheffler
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Publication
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  • pls.; port.; diags.; tbl.; map
  • Digitisation status: partially digitised
Control code
M0064688
Extent
viii, 59 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
8037 ; 9866
System control number
  • (Sirsi) M0064688
  • 0089573
Label
Kinship and behaviour in north Queensland : a preliminary account of kinship and social organization on Cape York Peninsula, foreword, afterword and editing by H.W. Scheffler
Publication
Note
  • pls.; port.; diags.; tbl.; map
  • Digitisation status: partially digitised
Control code
M0064688
Extent
viii, 59 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
8037 ; 9866
System control number
  • (Sirsi) M0064688
  • 0089573

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