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The aborigines and their country

Author: Charles P Mountford
Publisher: [Adelaide] Rigby [1969]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Photographic survey of Aboriginal life; shows landscapes in Central Australia, trees inland and on the northern coast, portraits of Aborigines (desert, Groote Eylandt, Arnhem Land), Aborigines in civilization, camps and shelters, foods on the northern sea coast and inland (vegetable and animal), rafts and canoes, ground and cave paintings, body painting, sand drawing, Western Arnhem Land cave paintings of Mimis and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
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Mountford, Charles P. (Charles Pearcy), 1890-1976.
Aborigines and their country.
[Adelaide] Rigby [1969]
(OCoLC)583934153
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles P Mountford
OCLC Number: 69433
Description: 143 pages (chiefly illustrations) 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Mythological places of the aborigines --
Trees of the Inland --
Trees of the Northern Coast --
General subjects (in colour) --
The Desert People --
The aborigines of the North coast --
The aborigines in civilization --
Primitive camps and shelters --
Foods of the Northern People --
Foods of the Desert People --
Water-birds as aboriginal food --
The many uses of a wooden dish --
Water-craft --
Art motifs of the Inland --
Cave Spirits of the Arnhem Land Plateau --
The rituals of the Desert --
The Arawaltja Ceremony, Groote Eylandt --
The Kulama Yam Ceremony, Melville Island --
The opening rituals, Melville Island Pukamuni burial ceremony --
The final rituals, Melville Island burial.
Responsibility: [by] Charles P. Mountford.

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Photographic survey of Aboriginal life; shows landscapes in Central Australia, trees inland and on the northern coast, portraits of Aborigines (desert, Groote Eylandt, Arnhem Land), Aborigines in civilization, camps and shelters, foods on the northern sea coast and inland (vegetable and animal), rafts and canoes, ground and cave paintings, body painting, sand drawing, Western Arnhem Land cave paintings of Mimis and other spirits, rituals in Central Australia, Arawaltja ceremony at Groote Eylandt, Kulama yam ceremony on Melville Island, Pukamuni burial ceremony on Melville Island.

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