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The Australian Aboriginal

Herbert Basedow, Author
Format
Book
Published
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia : F. W. Preece, 1925
Language
English
Contents
  • Introduction to an Australian tribe
  • Racial characteristics
  • The breast and abdomen
  • The face and skeleton
  • The mouth
  • The skull and brain
  • Colour of Aboriginal's skin
  • The hair
  • Likely origin of the Australian Aboriginal
  • An Aboriginal's birth
  • Childhood
  • The day's march
  • Camp life
  • Hunting
  • Vegetable diet
  • Beverages
  • Pitjuri
  • Navigation
  • Duels
  • Warfare
  • Spears
  • Spear throwers
  • Burial and mourning customs
  • Tribal organizations
  • Tribal administration
  • Initiation
  • Religious ideas
  • Aboriginal art
  • Stone implements
  • Music and dance
  • language
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