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Manuscript left by Reverend John Bulmer : his life : manners, customs and traditions of the Aborigines

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Manuscript left by Reverend John Bulmer : his life : manners, customs and traditions of the Aborigines
Title
Manuscript left by Reverend John Bulmer
Title remainder
his life : manners, customs and traditions of the Aborigines
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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1833-1913
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Bulmer, John
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
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Manuscript left by Reverend John Bulmer : his life : manners, customs and traditions of the Aborigines
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Typescript
  • Accompanied by article Missionary to Gippsland by Mary H. Walker The Bulletin Sep 29 1954
Contents
A short sketch of my life -- A short sketch of the history of missions to the Aborigines -- Some account of the manners and customs and traditions of the Aborigines : Creation of man; The origin of woman; How the natives became black; How the porcupine got its quills; The emu and the sleeping lizard; The native companion and the emu; How the robin got its red breast; How fire was introduced; The story of the gigantic pine tree; A woman with a grievance and who wished to be revenged on society; A second account of how fire was found; An Aboriginal idea of the flood; The story of the eagles children; The story of the black magpie; A third story of the origin of fire; The fight between the bat and the hawk; The origin of the soda water spring at Cooma; The story of the cannibal woman (Jubeen); The story of a traveller in a strange country; The hawk and the swan; The story of the spider and the cockroach; The story of the pheasant; The story of the greedy and selfish hawk; The story of the native bear (koala); The story of the dog (baan); The story of the porcupine; The story of Mts Buninyong and Elephant; Another story of the porcupine; The story of the siren; The punishment of crime; The story of the sparrow-hawk and mopoke; The story of the evolution of man; The bat and the girl; The story of the Myol that dwelt in a cave in Murrandal -- Manners and customs of the Aborigines : Initiation ceremonies; Marriage; Training of girls; Elopement; The story of Bungil Marroot and his elopement; The mourning for the dead; The Aboriginal idea of a future state; Totems of Aborigines; The Gippsland widows; Had they ever kings?; Aboriginal games; Warfare; The story of Toorlookaat and Bulgin; The Aboriginal mode of living; Were the Aboriginals cannibals?; Mode of cooking; The Aboriginal canoe; Fishing; Numerals
Dimensions
33 cm
Extent
1 vol. (various pagings)
Stock number
MAR10/090
Label
Manuscript left by Reverend John Bulmer : his life : manners, customs and traditions of the Aborigines
Publication
Note
  • Typescript
  • Accompanied by article Missionary to Gippsland by Mary H. Walker The Bulletin Sep 29 1954
Contents
A short sketch of my life -- A short sketch of the history of missions to the Aborigines -- Some account of the manners and customs and traditions of the Aborigines : Creation of man; The origin of woman; How the natives became black; How the porcupine got its quills; The emu and the sleeping lizard; The native companion and the emu; How the robin got its red breast; How fire was introduced; The story of the gigantic pine tree; A woman with a grievance and who wished to be revenged on society; A second account of how fire was found; An Aboriginal idea of the flood; The story of the eagles children; The story of the black magpie; A third story of the origin of fire; The fight between the bat and the hawk; The origin of the soda water spring at Cooma; The story of the cannibal woman (Jubeen); The story of a traveller in a strange country; The hawk and the swan; The story of the spider and the cockroach; The story of the pheasant; The story of the greedy and selfish hawk; The story of the native bear (koala); The story of the dog (baan); The story of the porcupine; The story of Mts Buninyong and Elephant; Another story of the porcupine; The story of the siren; The punishment of crime; The story of the sparrow-hawk and mopoke; The story of the evolution of man; The bat and the girl; The story of the Myol that dwelt in a cave in Murrandal -- Manners and customs of the Aborigines : Initiation ceremonies; Marriage; Training of girls; Elopement; The story of Bungil Marroot and his elopement; The mourning for the dead; The Aboriginal idea of a future state; Totems of Aborigines; The Gippsland widows; Had they ever kings?; Aboriginal games; Warfare; The story of Toorlookaat and Bulgin; The Aboriginal mode of living; Were the Aboriginals cannibals?; Mode of cooking; The Aboriginal canoe; Fishing; Numerals
Dimensions
33 cm
Extent
1 vol. (various pagings)
Stock number
MAR10/090

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