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Author Beveridge, Peter, 1829-1885.

Title The Aborigines of Victoria and Riverina / as seen by Peter Beveridge
Published Melbourne : M.L. Hutchinson, 1889

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 ADPML SPC  305.89915 Bev  LIB USE ONLY
Description 191 pages ; 19 cm
Summary Brief notes on leadership; diseases and ways of healing; kinds of food; marital and sexual relationships; the use of women; cannibalism; cooking places; burial and mourning ceremonies; recreational activities; the making and uses of weapons and canoes; the uses and kinds of fibres; ways of catching fish and ducks; religious concepts and magic; construction of huts; crime and justice; value of native dogs; concepts of geography and astronomy; division of the year; concept of numbers; songs and corroberies; firemaking; tattooing; making of opossum cloaks; native mills; legends of courtenie (native companion) and kurwie (emu) and of the ogre Ngarou; magicians (Bangals); messengers (Ngallow Wattows); general linguistics information; vocabulary; Watty Watty and Litchoo Litchoo tribes; Published posthumously
Notes Ferguson no.: 6992
Includes English-Aboriginal vocabulary p. 179-191
One copy contains the book-plate of A. Stephen Kenyon; the other copy is inscribed & signed by the author's sister
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Riverina (N.S.W.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Murray River Valley (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History -- 19th century.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Murray River Valley (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Murray River Valley (N.S.W.-S.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria -- History -- 19th century.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria.
Ethnology -- Australia -- Victoria.
Victoria -- History -- 1834-1900
LC no. 85110623