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The Resource The Australian Aborigines, Eleanor Z. Baker

The Australian Aborigines, Eleanor Z. Baker

Label
The Australian Aborigines
Title
The Australian Aborigines
Statement of responsibility
Eleanor Z. Baker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes an overview of Australian Aborigines covering a physical description and where they came from p. 1-3; daily life p. 3-9; weapons and hunting p. 9-15; beliefs, myths and ceremonies p. 16-21; music, dancing and painting p. 22-29; the Aborginal people today p. 30-36; images include 'Tribal Aborigines of the Rawlinson Ranges ...' facing p. 1, an elderly Arunta tribesman, a young man of the Pintubi tribe, and a dug-out canoe p. 2, a bark food carrier, and a kangaroo-skin water carrier p. 4-5, a woven basket, and an Aboriginal man photographed in 1911 p. 6, Aboriginal spears p. 8, returning and non-returning boomerangs, and woomara spear throwers p, 10-11, Aboriginal hunters and weapons p. 12, flying foxes being prepared for supper p. 14, painted skull p. 17, an Aboriginal boy being painted during an initiation ceremony p. 18, Cometa, leader of the Pintubi tribe, after a corroboree p. 21, music from clapping sticks and a didjeridu, performing a corroboree, and an Aboriginal corroboree ground p. 23, 'Five dancing women' cave painting p. 25, cave paintings and bark paintings p. 26-27, Albert Namatjira p. 28, classroom work in a government native settlement p. 31, an Aboriginal woman sweeping the porch of a 'stage 1' house on a reserve p. 32, an Aboriginal hunter pauses to watch the sun go down p. 37
Cataloging source
XNLS
Citation location within source
399
Citation source
Muir, M. A bibliography of Australian children's books
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baker, Eleanor Z.
Dewey number
305.8/9915
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For children
LC call number
DU120
LC item number
.B27
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1902-1959
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Namatjira, Albert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnology
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Australian Aborigines, Eleanor Z. Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000004426226
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 36 p.
Isbn
9780811475778
Lccn
68029064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)449193
Label
The Australian Aborigines, Eleanor Z. Baker
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000004426226
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 36 p.
Isbn
9780811475778
Lccn
68029064
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)449193

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