The Resource Victorian Aborigines : John Bulmer's recollections 1855-1908, compiled by Alastair Campbell ; edited by Ron Vanderwal

Victorian Aborigines : John Bulmer's recollections 1855-1908, compiled by Alastair Campbell ; edited by Ron Vanderwal

Label
Victorian Aborigines : John Bulmer's recollections 1855-1908
Title
Victorian Aborigines
Title remainder
John Bulmer's recollections 1855-1908
Statement of responsibility
compiled by Alastair Campbell ; edited by Ron Vanderwal
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Compilation and annotations of the works of missionary John Bulmer Bulmers writings on Victorian Aborigines from Yelta, the Wimmera, and Lake Tyers; life and culture of Aboriginal people living at Lake Tyers mission in the late 1800's; childhood and adolescence - socialisation, play; marriage and kinship - class system, mother-in-law avoidance; leadership; beliefs in the supernatural; social control - leadership, punishment and conflict; death, mourning and burial practises; religion and mythology; ' How the Aborigines became black', 'The origins of fire', ' The flood', other creation and cautionary myths; Nargan or the Bunyip; games, corroborees and songs; hunting and fishing; food and its preparation; canoes, nets, spears, ground-edge axes and rugs; attacks on Aboriginal people by settlers ; word list
Member of
Cataloging source
NMMU
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1833-1913
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Bulmer, John
Dewey number
305.89915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Campbell, Alastair H
  • Vanderwal, Ronald L
  • Museum of Victoria
Series statement
Occasional papers / Museum of Victoria Anthropology and history series
Series volume
no. 1 (1994)
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  • Bulmer, John
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
Victorian Aborigines : John Bulmer's recollections 1855-1908, compiled by Alastair Campbell ; edited by Ron Vanderwal
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 87-88
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 88 p., [10] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 received from Lindsay Cleland ; copy 3 - donation from the Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
Victorian Aborigines : John Bulmer's recollections 1855-1908, compiled by Alastair Campbell ; edited by Ron Vanderwal
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 87-88
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 88 p., [10] p. of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 received from Lindsay Cleland ; copy 3 - donation from the Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

Library Locations

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