The Resource The life and labours of George Washington Walker, of Hobart Town, Tasmania

The life and labours of George Washington Walker, of Hobart Town, Tasmania

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The life and labours of George Washington Walker, of Hobart Town, Tasmania
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The life and labours of George Washington Walker, of Hobart Town, Tasmania
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Summary
p.43-44; Firing of huts & killing at Green Valley; p.46-47; Description of wooden spears & waddy; p.88-112; Aborigines on Flinders & Green Islands shelters, physical appearance, body ornamentation & scarification; foods - cooking & eating of mutton birds, other types of food, dancing, types of songs, hostile feeling between Port Dalrymple & Western tribes; inspection of site for new Settlement; illnesses believed to be agency of malevolent being, after-death beliefs; women belonging to sealers, treatment of women by sealers; necklaces presented to party; p.116, 119; Saving Aboriginal women from the sealers; p.120; Method of cremation (Western tribes); p.224-227; Visit to Wellington Valley Mission - killing of unwanted babies, prejudice against half-caste children; p.240-243; Moreton Island; Corroboree, notes on fishing nets, spears, clubs, boomerangs; Amity Point; Huts, foods; p.259; Shoalhaven area; Foods, transmigration of souls, belief about porpoises; p.283; Perth; Treatment of natives, early conflict between Murray & Swan tribes, relations between settlers & Aborigines
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1794-1869
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Backhouse, James
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Tylor, C
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  • Walker, George W.
  • Wellington Valley Mission (N.S.W.)
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The life and labours of George Washington Walker, of Hobart Town, Tasmania
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https://archive.org/details/lifelaboursofgeo00backiala
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M0044884
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xii, 556, 12 p.
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Not for Inter-Library Loan
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1517
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0055247
Label
The life and labours of George Washington Walker, of Hobart Town, Tasmania
Link
https://archive.org/details/lifelaboursofgeo00backiala
Publication
Control code
M0044884
Extent
xii, 556, 12 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
1517
System control number
0055247

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