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Author Swan, Keith

Title A history of Wagga Wagga / Keith Swan
Published Wagga Wagga, N.S.W : City Council, <1970>
Wagga Wagga : City of Wagga Wagga, 1970


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 MELB  994.48 Swa/How  AVAILABLE
Description xxiii, 218 pages, 36 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 26 cm
Summary p.4-17; Location of Wiradjuri, population estimates, depopulation by leprosy & smallpox, lists animal foods, insects, Bogong moths (meeting of Wiradjuri, Wolgal, Ngarigo & Yai-Itma- Thang tribes, cooking method), plant foods listed, earth ovens, stone; axe manufacturer, microliths, brief notes on spears, throwing sticks, list of other weapons, plant & animal fibres for thread for fishing nets & ornamental bags (note on manufacture), physical appearance (quotes Sturt), possum skin cloaks, perforation of nasal septum, kangaroo teeth hair ornament, note on breast plate for local leader Peter, 1860s, class system, lists classes & totems (quotes R.H. Mathews), marriage laws, matrilineal descent, quotes myth on punishment for infringement of marriage; rules, owl myth
Analysis New South Wales - local history
Wagga Wagga [NSW]
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: p. [195]-210
Subject Sturt, Charles, 1795-1869.
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918.
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918.
Sturt, Charles, 1795-1869.
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918.
Sturt, Charles, 1795-1869.
Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918.
Habitation - Camps - Hearths, ovens, fireplaces etc.
Human biology - Physical anthropology - Hair characteristics.
Food - Insects.
Gathering - Insects.
Animals - Invertebrates - Insects - Butterflies / Moths.
Food - Meat - Kangaroo / Wallaby.
Politics and Government - National symbols and events - King plates.
Animals - Mammals - Marsupials - Possums / Gliders / Cuscus.
Stories and motifs - Birds.
Food - Preparation - Cooking - Meat.
Food - Preparation - Cooking - Plants.
Costume and clothing - Cloaks and coats.
Material culture - Animal tooth objects and decorations.
Technology - Bags.
Material culture - Fur and skin objects and decorations.
Material culture - Human hair objects and decorations.
Technology - Stone - Axes / hatchets.
Technology - Stone - Points.
Weapons - Spears.
Weapons - Throwing sticks.
Costume and clothing - Nose pegs and piercing.
Fishing - Fish nets.
Health - Infectious diseases - Leprosy.
Health - Infectious diseases - Smallpox.
Demography - Population dynamics.
Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.
Social organisation - Kinship - Matrilineal systems.
Religion - Totemism.
Ngarigo / Ngarigu people (S46) (NSW SJ55-04)
Tatungalung language (S42) (Vic SJ55-11)
Walgalu / Walgal people (S47) (NSW SI55-16)
Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07)
Jaitmathang / Yadymadhang people (S43) (Vic SJ55-03)
Wiradjuri language D10.
Wagga Wagga (N.S.W.) -- History
Wagga Wagga (SW NSW SI55-15)
Riverina (SW NSW SI54, SI55)
Tarcutta (SW NSW SI55-15)
New South Wales -- Wagga Wagga.
Genre/Form History.
Author Waga Waga, N. S. W
Wagga Wagga (N.S.W.). Council
LC no. 71499508