The Resource The good country : Cranbourne Shire

The good country : Cranbourne Shire

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The good country : Cranbourne Shire
Title
The good country : Cranbourne Shire
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Subject
Summary
Western Port Bay tribes killed by sealers before pastoral settlement; origin theories, legends of Lun, bunyip & too-roo-dun; inter-tribal etiquette; tribes & sub tribes, common dialect; Buckley states Bunurong tribe attacked by Woiwurong & sealers 1840; Kulin - body decoration, clothing, tooth avulsion; moieties, marriage; male children of chief received special treatment at birth; settlement of disputes, hostilities, cannibalism; notes on tribal war 1838; cruelty in obtaining kidney fat; Aborigines - settlers relationships; cooking possum; middens at Red Bluff; ovens found Tooradin; catching eels; diorite quarry - Mount William (Wurundjeri) used for trading; camps, native wells; burial, legend & associated sites of Bunjil; initiation, place of medicine man in tribe; increase rites; tracking; 6 words with translation; notes on Tasmanian women & sealers; p.36-37; Medical treatment; Truganini wounded in capture of natives from Flinders Island; p.67; Effect of contact - drunkenness, assault
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1930-
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Gunson, Niel
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  • Buckley, W
  • Truganini
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The good country : Cranbourne Shire
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
M0033972
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xviii, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2: Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Stock number
5384
System control number
0057750
Label
The good country : Cranbourne Shire
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
M0033972
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xviii, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2: Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Stock number
5384
System control number
0057750

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