Groote Eylandt Mission: A Short History of the C. M. S. Groote Eylandt Mission, 1921-1971

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Church Missionary Historical Publications, 1971 - Missions - 87 pages
Frontispiece has description and meaning of bark painting on dustcover; mainly historical information on mission p.1-10; Location of Groote Eylandt, topography, climate, size, population (1921 & 1970), origins & relations with Nunggubuyu people, economic life, food gathering, fishing, Macassan influences, plant foods, camps, bark wet weather huts with painted interiors, moieties, clans, ideas of property & ownership, family cohesion, totemism (gives myth of Central Hill, arrival of Macassan trepangers, material objects introduced); individual accounts of history of Umbakumba, Angurugu & Emerald River.

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