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The stars my blanket.

Author: Beryl Miles
Publisher: London, Murray [1954]
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Account of journey to central and northern Australia to photograph cave paintings; p.29-32; Lists 30 words from Granite Downs, cave paintings near Everard Park (animal and geometric figures, Wondjuna head, discovery of Wondjunas by Grey, 1838); p.4146; Wool production, weaving & spinning by Pitjantjatjara at Ernabella, brief notes on burial, primary school; p.54; Notes on life of Albert Namatjira; p.77-79; Notes on  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miles, Beryl.
Stars my blanket.
London, Murray [1954]
(OCoLC)777709913
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beryl Miles
OCLC Number: 2660161
Description: 234 pages illustrations 22 cm

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Account of journey to central and northern Australia to photograph cave paintings; p.29-32; Lists 30 words from Granite Downs, cave paintings near Everard Park (animal and geometric figures, Wondjuna head, discovery of Wondjunas by Grey, 1838); p.4146; Wool production, weaving & spinning by Pitjantjatjara at Ernabella, brief notes on burial, primary school; p.54; Notes on life of Albert Namatjira; p.77-79; Notes on spear throwing with woomera, boomerang throwing, saw method of fire making; p.109-111; Tribes in Daly River area (Brinkens, Moyles, Angle Marys, Waggamans & Mulic Mulics), notes on tribal territory, polygyny, native remedies; p.142-147; Paintings in St. Vidgens cave (animal subjects, floor burials, stencils, pigments); p.161-172; Djarwen mortuary rites, inquest methods; Koonapippi beliefs, Rainbow serpent beliefs, Big Sunday (piercing of septum, circumcision, human table, headdresses, bull roarer, food restrictions), 2 Djarwen rhythms for song sticks noted, brief notes on totems & marriage rules, meanings of tribal names (Djarwen, Brinken, Marathell, Marawinge, Waggite), theories of racial origins (land bridge theory, confirmation from Kunapippi myths).

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