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Wanderings in Wild Australia, in Two Volumes; Wanderings in Wild Australia

Baldwin Spencer, Author
Format
Book
Published
London, Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1928.
Language
English
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    a| Spencer, Baldwin, d| 1860-1929.
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    a| Wanderings in wild Australia, c| by Sir Baldwin Spencer.
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    a| London, b| Macmillan and Co., Limited, c| 1928.
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    a| 2 volumes b| illustrations, plates (XVI color, some folded) folded maps c| 23 cm
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    a| text b| txt 2| rdacontent
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    a| Paged continuously.
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    a| V.1, pt.1; Geographical & binyurri), pointing bones & sticks, method of pointing, influence of magic love charms, Kurdaitcha, description of shoes; medicine men & sorcerers - method of graduation; Alchera beliefs & the cult of ritual objects, sacred objects of Urabunna, Luritcha & Arunta, Kaitish, Warramunga, stone & wooden ritual objects, sacred totemic beliefs, tradition dealing with Achilpa, or Wild Cat totem - ancestral route given with native place; names, map of totemic topography, meaning of designs on ritual objects; Engwura ceremony, 1895, plan of ceremonial ground, detailed account of totemic ceremonies, part enacted by women; camp at Charlotte Waters - rain making ceremony described, words of song; stone arrangement Finke valley, mythological background; rock drawings at Ooraminna; sun, witchetty grub & eagle hawk ceremonies performed; avenging expedition (Atinga); Barrow Creek, Kaitisha & Unmatchera people; history of the massacre in 1874; history of ancestor of rain man, grass seed totem ceremony, body decoration belief about the comet; myth explaining tooth avulsion, method of operation, magic; charm made of human hair & owl feathers carried by avenging parties; Tennant Creek - Warramunga; physical appearance, hair depilation; camp life; wearing womans headdress by men to cure headache, tooth avulsion operation, tooth afterwards ground & eaten by mother (if a girls tooth) & eaten by mother in law (if mans); Gammona relationship among Warramunga; ceremonies connected with hair; ban of silence, use of gesture language - 47 signs illustrated with meaning; details of fire ceremony.
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    a| V.2; Myth of Wollunqua (rainbow serpent), ancestral journeying & ceremonies connected with it, words of songs sung by Kingilli & Uluuru sections of Warramunga, author visits sacred sites; death, burial & mourning ceremonies of Warramunga, discovering the supposed murderer; stone tools - cutting & flaking, grinding & pounding, method of manufacturing implements; trading knives of Tjingilli & Warramunga tribes, quarry at Renner Springs; details given of various types of knives; Tappin ceremony performed by Kingilli moiety; tradition of the giving of light & fire by Kingilli to Uluuru men, ceremony performed; white cockatoo ceremony; stone quarry near Banka Banka; Powell Creek - Tjingilli tribe, details of series of totemic ceremonies, tribal etiquette; Betaloo Downs, Umbaia tribe - method of fishing, totemic ceremonies, sacred objects; Karrabobba camp near Munda, Gnanji tribe - fishing, eating lilies, cooking, opossum, honey; Macarthur Station, Binbingga tribe - parcel of dead mans bones wrapped in paper bark & placed in fork of tree; death & burial customs of Mungarai & Binbingga; tables showing classificatory systems of Urabunna, Arunta & Mara, descent; Kurkutji, medicine man of Binbingga, spirit beliefs, myths; types of canoes - Malay influence (Anula); two types of spear-throwers (Umbaia & Gnaji); types of spears; Gillen acts as magistrate for trial of 3 natives after spearing a calf; illustration & method of making yam & dugong string figures; trials held & court proceedings; work of police & government authorities in Darwin, enquiries made into employment on pastoral properties; examination of camps in Darwin inhabited by Worgait and Larakia people; trials & treatment of natives, relations with Asians; Melville & Bathurst Islanders - physical appearance, cicatrization, hair depilation, description of huts; mourning ceremony performed at grave of woman who died two years before, few words of songs given, body decorations & objects; story of Joe Cooper; initiation ceremony described in detail, intimately associated with Yam Ceremony, part played by women in rituals; men painting graveposts - four main types; spear throwing, notes on sitting postures; decorative art of Melville islanders, armlets made by bark, flat discs, bark baskets; marks on spear, clubs - colours, designs discussed; building of Kalin Compound, Darwin; Spencer's trips as Chief Protector; East Alligator River - Kakadu tribe; designs drawn on bodies of Kakadu, Umoriu & Gembio natives for ordinary corroboree; Kulunglutchi visitors - fire, wallaby & turtle ceremonies; Kakadu ritual - snake men; ancestral tradition route & myth - origin of languages - Gnaruk, Watta, Kakadu, Witji, Puneitja, Koarnbut, Ngorbur, Umbugwalur, Djowei, Geimbio, the depositing of spirit children sent to various places; Tjilaiyu magic - injuring of a person, Korno ritual explained; types of healing magic - methods of medicine men; mourning and burial rites - Kakadu; initiation ceremony, words of songs given; Ober series - plan of ground, etc.; myth of Numereji the great snake; ceremony described; method of killing snakes; making of medicine men; tradition reference the exchange of women between different groups; restrictions in eating certain snakes; bark paintings, description & interpretation; totems within family groups, conception beliefs; Yaluru, the spirit part of each individual, ceremonies connected with this; rare type of spear thrower examined; cave shelters, Alligator River, description of drawings; Muraian ceremonies, sacred objects, body decorations, explanation & description of rite; weapons & artefacts of Kakadu tribe clubs, bags (palm leaf, paper bark, net, grasses), bark belts, conchs, corroboree wands, other ornaments; description of mosquito mia-mia on Roper River; Willaroo Station - Mudbura & Waduman natives, methods of cooking flying foxes, preparing damper, earth oven; map & list of Melville & Bathurst Islands groups.
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    a| Ethnology z| Australia.
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    a| Natural history z| Australia.
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    a| Ethnologie z| Australie.
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    a| Jingulu / Djingili / Jingili people (C22) (NT SE53-06) 2| aiatsisl
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    a| Djowei language (N30) (NT SD52-04) 2| aiatsisl
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