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Author Basedow, Herbert, 1881-1933.

Title Anthropological notes on the western coastal tribes of the Northern Territory of South Australia / by Herbert Basedow
Published [Adelaide] : [Royal Society of South Australia], [1907]
Adelaide : Hussey & Gillingham

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Description 62 pages, 19 leaves of plates : illustrations (1 color) ; 22 cm
Summary Extent of tribal territories - Larrekiya, Marri, Wogait, Wulna, Ponga-ponga, Sherait, Mulluk-Mulluk, Marranunga, Awarrai, Agiwallem, Anyoola, Korrawa, Binbinga, Godangee, Yumpia (Umbaia), Wilingura, Angee, Tjingilli; Conception beliefs, burial rites (Mulluk-Mulluk), finger mutilation, nasal septum perforation, scarification; First initiation ceremony (Bollier) of Larrekiya; rite of Wogait; Initiation of Larrekiya female; Second initiation of Larrekiya youth (Mollinya); Corroborees & friendly meetings, etiquette shown to strangers; Hunting methods, fishing, cooking, fir-making, smoking (use of opium pipes), dwellings, weapons & implements, food & water vessels, domestic utensils; Personal ornaments; musical instruments; native art - rock paintings - Blunder Bay; drawings on bark & implements; Comparative vocabs. (28 words) of Larrekiya, Wogait, Sherait, Berringen
Notes "Read October 2, 1906."
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Reprinted from: Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia. Vol. 31 (1907)
In: Transactions and proceedings and report of the Royal Society of South Australia. Vol. 31
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes This work contains text and/or images that may cause offence to members of the Australian Aboriginal community, or may be deemed inappropriate for some users on the grounds of sex, age or social status by the Australian Aboriginal community
In Bound with: Anthropological notes made on the South Australian Government North-West Prospecting Expedition, 1903
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Daly River Region (N.T.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria River Region (N.T.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Daly River Region
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River Region
Ethnology -- Australia.
Larrakia (Australian people)
Western Australia -- Native races
Author Royal Society of South Australia.
Other Titles Transactions and proceedings and report of the Royal Society of South Australia