The Resource [Reminiscences]... a series of tapes in the Muruwari language recorded... during 1968-9

[Reminiscences]... a series of tapes in the Muruwari language recorded... during 1968-9

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[Reminiscences]... a series of tapes in the Muruwari language recorded... during 1968-9
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[Reminiscences]... a series of tapes in the Muruwari language recorded... during 1968-9
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Subject
Summary
Reminiscences of traditional beliefs - telepathy, bone pointing, fish poison, life in Brewarrina, moon myth; spiritual beliefs, eagle myth; possum skin water bags, star myths, methods of obtaining water; fire making, weapons & utensils; marriage groups; music - skin rugs beaten; status of women, marriage; beliefs about spirits & the dead; fighting challenge, weapons, night raids; use of pipe as emu decoy; insects - names, species eaten; recognition of seasons; game with mud balls; tribal boundaries, place names; astronomy, comments on Juwalarai belief in gods & their wives, Brewarrina fish trap; burial customs; hunting & food sharing; fur boots; belief in little hairy men; hunting methods for emus, ducks; collection of honey & beeswax, toothache cure, tree climbing, massacre near Brewarrina; weapons described (wood, stone); smoke signals, message sticks & stones, fire & fire making, dreams, prevention of storm; comments on Jimmy Governor & his family; hunting for emu, turtle eggs, quails
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1900-1972
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Barker, Jimmie
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Governor, Jimmy
Label
[Reminiscences]... a series of tapes in the Muruwari language recorded... during 1968-9
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Publication
Note
  • illus.; Typescript
  • Digitisation status: Digitised
Control code
M0055081
Extent
1 v. (various pagings)
Governing access note
Closed access - Depositor's permission. Closed copying & quotation Principal and/or Depositor's permission. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
8913
System control number
0078969
Label
[Reminiscences]... a series of tapes in the Muruwari language recorded... during 1968-9
Publication
Note
  • illus.; Typescript
  • Digitisation status: Digitised
Control code
M0055081
Extent
1 v. (various pagings)
Governing access note
Closed access - Depositor's permission. Closed copying & quotation Principal and/or Depositor's permission. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
8913
System control number
0078969

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