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Social organisation - tribes of W.A

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Social organisation - tribes of W.A
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Social organisation - tribes of W.A
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Comments by A. Lang and A.R. Brown; Southern districts - class divisions, derivations of class names, Eaglehawk & Crow; marriage laws, descent, relationship terms, avoidance relationships; tribes with totem divisions; adoptions of neighbouring people into divisions; laws of descent & adoptions; Great Northern group - marriage & descent laws, relationship terms (Broome, Roebourne, Cane River), Halls Creek class divisions - gives Burketown, Queensland for comparison; variations in nomenclature; native roads; Upper Murchison laws, relationships; similarity between W.A. class divisions and those of Arunta & other central groups; arguments against group marriage; arragement of camps, Northern district; relationship & betrothals, wrong marriages; premature births causes, orphan children; elopements, initiation of women; Southern customs - role of old women; half castes; birth; Northern customs - physical pecularities, spirit children, legend of sergeant ant and the babies; Eucla betrothals; operations on women - south & Eastern Goldfields; sicknesses & cures, age of marriage amongst females; infanticide; opinions of various writers on marriage laws (Thomas, Lubbock, Mathew, Scott Nind, Grey, Moore, Salvado); geneologies given from Balladonia, Thomas River, Gardiner River, Korrlup, Southern Cross, Kellerberrin, Coolgardie, Beagle Bay, Fitzroy River, Broome, Derby, Roebourne, Peak Hill, Mount Magnet, Leonora, Champion Bay, Mullewa, Dongara, Carnamah and others
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1859-1951
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Bates, Daisy
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Social organisation - tribes of W.A
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  • Held In: National Library of Australia, Canberra. MS365-5/2-287
  • Typescript copy of ms. Section 3; 1
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M0042946
Extent
xii, 168 p.
System control number
0051371
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Social organisation - tribes of W.A
Note
  • Held In: National Library of Australia, Canberra. MS365-5/2-287
  • Typescript copy of ms. Section 3; 1
Control code
M0042946
Extent
xii, 168 p.
System control number
0051371

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