The World of the First Australians
Lansdowne Press, 1981 - Aboriginal Australians - 602 pages
The origin of the aborigines, their social organization and structure, economic life, relationship with the land, life cycle: growing up, marriage to old age, religious beliefs, magic and sorcery, law and order, visual art, oral literature, death and afterlife, the aborigines today.
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The ABORIGINES IN Time AND SPAce
SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND STRUCTURE
chapTER ill SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND STRUCTURE
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Aboriginal Aboriginal Australia action actual areas Arnhem Land associated Australia Berndt blood body brother called camp carried ceremonies Chapter child clan close common concerned continue cultural dancing dead death descent designs discussed eastern Elkin especially example father figures girl ground hand head human husband important initiation instance involved Island Julunggul kangaroo kind kinship less living magic marriage material matter means moiety mother myth mythical natural northern objects painted particular perform period person physical present range reference regarded relation relationship relatives religious represent rites ritual River sacred side singing sister situation social society songs South speak spear specific spirit sticks stone studies symbolic Territory things totemic traditional tree tribes unit usually various western western Arnhem Land wife woman women