The Resource Tell the white man : the life story of an Aboriginal lubra, by H. E. Thonemann

Tell the white man : the life story of an Aboriginal lubra, by H. E. Thonemann

Label
Tell the white man : the life story of an Aboriginal lubra
Title
Tell the white man
Title remainder
the life story of an Aboriginal lubra
Statement of responsibility
by H. E. Thonemann
Creator
Subject
Summary
History of the Mungari tribe (Roper River), as related by native woman at Elsey Station; events recalled through repeated story telling as far back as 1844 (Leichhardts 2nd expedition; initiation ceremonies (male and female)), marriage customs, reasons for infanticide, tribal warfare, burial rites, everyday life; relations with early settlers; glossary of Mungari, Yungman and Alawa words
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thonemann, Harold Eric
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buludja
  • Mangarayi (Australian people)
Label
Tell the white man : the life story of an Aboriginal lubra, by H. E. Thonemann
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Maps on endpapers
  • RB copy 1 signed by author
Control code
M0052928
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
190 p. [17] p. of plates:
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection ;RB copy 2 donated by NFSA Screensound Library
Other physical details
ill., ports
Stock number
1352
System control number
0075887
Label
Tell the white man : the life story of an Aboriginal lubra, by H. E. Thonemann
Publication
Note
  • Maps on endpapers
  • RB copy 1 signed by author
Control code
M0052928
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
190 p. [17] p. of plates:
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection ;RB copy 2 donated by NFSA Screensound Library
Other physical details
ill., ports
Stock number
1352
System control number
0075887

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
Processing Feedback ...