The Resource The big run : the story of Victoria River Downs Station, Jock Makin

The big run : the story of Victoria River Downs Station, Jock Makin

Label
The big run : the story of Victoria River Downs Station
Title
The big run
Title remainder
the story of Victoria River Downs Station
Statement of responsibility
Jock Makin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
History of Victoria River district; p.4-17; From the Dreamtime - notes on Aborigines of the area, including origin theories, distinction between sandstone (Bilinurra, Ngariman, Hyneman, Wadaman tribes speaking Ngaliwuru) and bush tribes (Karrumburra & Mudbara), map shows approximate locations, possible Macassan influences, gives animal foods eaten, brief mention of huts, fire making, body ornaments, inter tribal warfare, methods of attack, spears, bone spearheads, spear thrower, stone axes, Rainbow Serpent beliefs, conception beliefs, birth, childhood, games, initiation, cicatrization, names & naming, status of women, womens duties, bone pointing, native remedies, music & musical instruments, rock art (especially Humbert River, Pigeonhole); p.99-104; Aboriginal attacks on cattle; p.173; Need to educate Aborigines for greater responsibility in cattle industry
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NSL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Makin, Jock
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ranches
  • Cattle trade
  • Victoria River Downs Station (N.T.)
Label
The big run : the story of Victoria River Downs Station, Jock Makin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
See also second edition (1983) held at B. M235.41/B2
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-181) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000048518506
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
193 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Stock number
7445
System control number
(OCoLC)153628
Label
The big run : the story of Victoria River Downs Station, Jock Makin
Publication
Copyright
Note
See also second edition (1983) held at B. M235.41/B2
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-181) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000048518506
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
193 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Stock number
7445
System control number
(OCoLC)153628

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