Life Among the Aborigines

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Rigby, 1969 - Aboriginal Australians - 219 pages
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Contact between the white man and native of the N.T.; History of peoples round Daly Waters, census of tribe in Darwin (1940); Myths & magic of Wardaman tribe, story of Kunapipi, Big Sunday Taboos; Bathurst & Melville Islands. daily life, death ritual of Tiwi; History of Tiwi people; Camp life & food hunting of Andiljaugwa of Groote Eylandt, cave paintings at Oenpelli Macassan influence; Tribal trade pattern of N.T.; History of Arnhem Land reserve, mention of cattle stations; Defloration legend and ritual of Anula women; Myth and route of dreamtime tribesmen to Victoria R. (Mudbra people of Wave Hill.)

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"To know a people one must live with them" is a saying that applies to the aborigines of Australia. Thus out of forty years amidst them has this book been written. While living and working with the ... Read full review

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