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Author Dawson, James, 1806-1900.

Title Australian Aborigines : the language and customs of several tribes of Aborigines in the western district of Victoria, Australia / by James Dawson
Edition Facsim. edition
Published Canberra City : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies ; Atlantic Highlands, NJ : Humanities Press [distributor], 1981

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Description viii, 111 page, ciii, 2 folded pages of plates : portraits ; 28 cm
Series AIAS new series ; no. 26
AIAS new series ; no. 26
Summary Tribes (Kolor, Kuurn kopan noot, Pirt kopan noot, Mopar, Peek whuurung, Kirrie, Kolakgnat, Katubanuut), boundaries , language, population, laws of property, inheritance, camping units, tools, utensils, weapons, laws of marriage , treatment of wives, exchange of wives, initiation (tooth avulsion), birth, children, naming of children, changing names, superstitions, healing, death and burial, cannibalism, recreations, music and dancing, astronomy and myths, vocabularies; photographs of natives from different tribes
Analysis Australia - aborigines
Australian Aboriginal languages: Chaap wuurong language, Kuurn kopan noot language & Peek whuurong language. Vocabulary. Facsimiles
Australian Aborigines. Social customs. Western Victoria, ca 1881. Facsimiles
Notes Australian Aboriginal languages: Chaap wuurong language, Kuurn kopan noot language & Peek whuurong language. Vocabulary. Facsimiles (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0493678)
Australian Aborigines. Social customs. Western Victoria, ca 1881. Facsimiles (ANB/PRECIS SIN 049366x)
Facsim. reprint. First published: Melbourne: George Robertson, 1881. Ferguson no. 9020
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes AIAS new series no:26
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria -- Languages.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria -- Western District -- Languages
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria -- Western District -- Social life and customs
Australian languages.
Djabwurrung language.
Kuurn kopan noot language.
Peek Whuurong language
Peek whuurung language.
Victoria -- Social life and customs -- 1851-1891
Author Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
LC no. 81196890
ISBN 0391022202 (U.S. edition)
0855751185 (Australian edition)