The Resource Recollections of squatting in Victoria then called the Port Phillip District (from 1841 to 1851), by Edward M Curr

Recollections of squatting in Victoria then called the Port Phillip District (from 1841 to 1851), by Edward M Curr

Label
Recollections of squatting in Victoria then called the Port Phillip District (from 1841 to 1851)
Title
Recollections of squatting in Victoria then called the Port Phillip District (from 1841 to 1851)
Statement of responsibility
by Edward M Curr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Historical account; p.20; Aborigines in city adaptation to new life; p.52-60; Depredations, settlers fear of natives; p.66; Establishment of Protectorate Station; p.70-74, 84-95; Sheep farming at Tongala, Bangerang tribal area, natives attitude; p.194-206; Sheep stealing & methods of dealing with these offences by police; Chap.21, also p.8492, 128-149, 168- 174, 299; Detailed description of the Bangerang tribe - two sections, Wongatpan and Towroonban; List of groups speaking Bangerang dialect; Physical appearance, clothes & ornaments; nasal perforation, tooth avulsion; Causes of reduction of tribal population; Social organization; Taboos; education & initiation, marriage customs, division of labour; Canoe building, types of food, method of tracking, techniques of hunting & fishing, cooking; Cannibalism connected with war or religion, notes on infanticide, training of children; Behaviour towards aged; Burial rites; diseases; Religious beliefs, magic & sorcery; Dwellings; Types of weapons, use of messengers & message sticks; Recreations - ball games & string figures; Detailed description of corroborees, specific mention of one that took place among the Bangerang, Ngooraialum and Pimpandoo tribes Exchange of goods; betrothal; Intelligence and general qualities; Notes on dialects; Chap.22; Warfare, revenge; p.390-391; Aborigines treatment of sickness; p.425-434; mention of some of the characteristics of the Lake Boga tribes; Many other references throughout to relations between natives & white settlers, depredations & murders; Tribal groups mentioned; Wollithiga; Kailtheban (or Waaringulum), Boongatpan, Pikkolatpan, Angootheraban, Ngarrimouro, Moitheriban, Toolinyagan
Cataloging source
AIAS
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1820-1889
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Curr, Edward M.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Wawgroot
  • Kilbangaroo
  • Warri
  • Land settlement
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Recollections of squatting in Victoria then called the Port Phillip District (from 1841 to 1851), by Edward M Curr
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Publication
Note
Originally published: Melbourne : George Robertson, 1883
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Facsimile edition
Extent
xii, 452 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Tom Austen Brown donation
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
coloured folded map
Label
Recollections of squatting in Victoria then called the Port Phillip District (from 1841 to 1851), by Edward M Curr
Publication
Note
Originally published: Melbourne : George Robertson, 1883
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Facsimile edition
Extent
xii, 452 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Tom Austen Brown donation
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
coloured folded map

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