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Author Thomson, Donald F. (Donald Fergusson), 1901-1970.

Title Kinship and behaviour in North Queensland : a preliminary account of kinship and social organization on Cape York Peninsula / Donald F. Thomson ; foreword, afterword and editing by H.W. Scheffler
Published Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1972

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  306.8099438 Tho/Kab  AVAILABLE
Description viii,59 pages : illustrations, diagrams, maps ; 26cm
regular print
Series Australian aboriginal studies ; no. 51
Social anthropology series ; no. 7
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. Australian Aboriginal studies ; no. 51
Social anthropology series ; no. 7
Australian aboriginal studies ; no. 51
Social anthropology series ; no. 7
Summary Covers area north of line from Endeavour River at Cooktown to Mitchell River on Gulf of Carpentaria, map shows tribal groups; based on field work 1928, 1929 and 1932-33; p.1-2; Briefly describes coastal terrain of Koko Yas & Ompela, inland country of Wik Mongkan & Kandju, local organisation, clans, government, moieties (except Wik Mungkan), personal totemism; p.3-14; Ompela - location, table shows classification, differences from other Australian systems noted, marriage relationships, betrothal & changes in designation required by marriage (betrothal ceremony described, removal of motherinlaw avoidance,; terms of address, table of changes given), other designations (nicknames, special status terms), kinship and behaviour (instruction, discipline, joking, freedom of behaviour, gifts); p.15-20; Wik-Mongkan - location, table of kin classification, marriage, kin terminology, choice of spouse, behaviour; p.21-23; Tjungundji - marriage system, behaviour, table of kin classification, classification by age and maturity; p.24-26; Wutati - location, Papuan influences in religious beliefs, moieties, clans, marriages rules, table of kin classification, behaviour; p.27; Summary and conclusions; p.28-36; Appendices - I, Yintjinga kin classification, Wik Alkan kin classification, Wik Ngatara, Koko Minjena kin classification; II, Curriculum vitae published work; Afterword by H.W. Scheffler - Wik Mongkan kinship, polysemy, structural analysis (comparison with terminology used in Wik Mongkan mourning), parent and child categories, grandparent terms, classification of cross cousins, descent lines and kinship; charts, alternate generations; Koko Minjena system, marriage; Selection of D.F. Thomsons photographs of Cape York Aborigines
Analysis Aborigines. Kinship. Queensland. Cape York Peninsula. Research reports
Aborigines. Social organisation. Queensland. Cape York Peninsula. Research reports
Notes pls.; port.; diags.; tbl.; map
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 58-59
Event 1972
Notes Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Social anthropology series no:7
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Kinship -- Cape York Peninsula, Queensland
Aboriginal Australians -- Kinship -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Kinship.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula -- Social structure
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Kinship -- Australia -- Queensland.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula -- Social life and customs
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Cape York Peninsula
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Dunwich
Kinship -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.)
Kinship.
Social structure -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.)
Social structure.
Aboriginal Australians -- Cape York Peninsula, Queensland -- Social structure
Social structure.
Author Scheffler, Harold W.
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
LC no. 73168051
ISBN 085575026X