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Author Bennett, M. M. (Mary Montgomerie)

Title Christison of Lammermoor / by M.M. Bennett
Published London : Alston Rivers, 1927


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 ADPML SPC  994.303 Ben/Col 1927  LIB USE ONLY
Description 280 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 cm
Summary Narrative of the life of Robert Christison; Chap.4; Notes on exploration in Queensland, 1863-1866; meeting with Landsborough near Sutton River; Chap.5; The Wills massacre on the Ngoa River; settling in at Lammermoor, teaching young Aboriginal English; relations between Dalleburra, Mootaburra, Quippenburra & Munggoobra; Chap.6; Christison gives old man a plate and named him King Narkool of Dalleburra tribe; account of corroboree; attack on homestead; Chap.7; Story of the spirit which haunts Mount Alexander; Chap.8; Native crippled woman carried in kangaroo skins, kindness to lamed people; sheep stealing, Native Police action; nets used for trapping game; Chap.9; Excerpts from Parliamentary reports, early authors writings on the effects of white law on Aborigines, land rights suggestion made for segregation policy; Chap.10; Use of boomerangs, throwing sticks (koolbinny), spears, nulla nullas, greenstone tomahawks, quartz knives; yam stick (kalgooly) used by women; cure for snake bite, quartz traded for pituri from Goamulgu tribe; group divided into 4 sections, marriage regulations, initiation; Chap.25; Estimate of population of Dalleburra, degradation of women through white contact; Chap.28; Native names of waterholes; p.271-276; English - Dalleburra dictionary (approximately 560 words)
Notes Maps on lining papers
Bibliography Includes index and bibliography
Notes Copy 1 has handwritten note signed by Mary Bennett attached to fly-leaf
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Subject Christison, Robert
Christison, Robert, 1837-1915
Christison, Robert, 1837-1915
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland
Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia -- Queensland.
Jirandali (Australian people)
Aborigines, Australian -- Queensland
Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland
Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland -- Languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Frontier and pioneer life -- Queensland
Language - English - Aboriginal English.
Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.
Animals - Mammals - Marsupials - Kangaroos / Wallabies.
Animals - Reptiles - Snakes.
Ceremonies - Initiation.
Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-
Demography - Population dynamics.
Settlement and contacts - Explorers.
Health - Bites and stings.
Hunting - Traps, nets etc.
Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.
Politics and Government - National symbols and events - King plates.
Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.
Land rights.
Animals - Livestock - Stealing and killing.
Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry.
Plants - Pituri.
Law enforcement - Police - Native police.
Law enforcement - Police conduct and attitudes.
Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.
Settlement and contacts - Settlers.
Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Sheep and wool.
Stories and motifs.
Substance use - Pituri.
Material culture - Fur and skin objects and decorations.
Technology - Stone - Axes / hatchets.
Technology - Stone - Ground.
Technology - Stone - Knives.
Technology - Wood - Digging sticks.
Trade and exchange.
Language - Vocabulary - Place names.
Weapons - Boomerangs - Throwing.
Weapons - Clubs and fighting sticks.
Weapons - Spears.
Weapons - Spearthrowers.
Weapons - Throwing sticks.
Gathering - Plants - Yams.
Dalla language (E25) (Qld SG56-10)
Dalla people (E25) (Qld SG56-10)
Guwa language (G9.1) (Qld SF54-11)
Guwa people (G9.1) (Qld SF54-11)
Iningai / Yiningay language (L41) (Qld SF55-13)
Iningai / Yiningay people (L41) (Qld SF55-13)
Yirandali / Yirandhali language (L42) (Qld SF55-05)
Yirandali / Yirandhali people (L42) (Qld SF55-05)
Lammermoor Station (Qld.)
Charters Towers (Qld.) -- History
Queensland -- History -- 1824-1900
Lammermoor (Qld.)
Kalgoorlie-Boulder (SE WA Goldfields SH51-09)
North East South Australia (NE SA SG54, SH54)
South West Queensland (SW Qld SG54, SG55, SH54, SH55)
Quippenburra (E Qld SF55-01)
Cullin-La-Ringo (E Qld SF55-15)
Lammermoor (E Qld SF56-13)
Nogoa River (E Qld SF55, SG55)
LC no. 00898519