Tom Petrie's reminiscences of early Queensland (dating from 1837) / recorded by his daughter [Constance Campbell Petrie] Petrie, Tom, 1831-1910

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Petrie, Tom, 1831-1910
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Petrie, Tom, 1831-1910.; Aboriginal Australians - Queensland.; Petrie, Thomas, 1831-1910.
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Bonyi feasts in Blackall Range; cannibalism, body ornaments, painting and cicatrization; 2 corroboree songs - words with music transcript; medicine men; magic stones, burial customs, method of discovering murders; Kippa and Mallara ceremomies of initiation, ritual decoration, ceremonial fighting, bora ring sites around Brisbane area; Removal of finger joint (females); Exchange of goods at Corroborees; Dream beliefs; Native remedies for sickness, curative properties of dugong; Methods of hunting and fishing, use of porpoises; types of food and preparation, obtaining of water, making fire; Canoe making, types of huts, weapons (including shields), vessels, string and basket making; Types of games; physical characteristics; Legends; Inter-tribal marriage; Early clashes and murders; inter-tribal relations - Stradbroke Island, Bribie, Moroochy, Brisbane groups; Notes on Bribie Island Reserve; trackers, Expedition to Wide Bay River in 1842 - encounters with natives (Andrew Petrie); List of places, names, plants, and trees with word list of approximately 60 words (Bribie Island, Maroochy, Glass House Mountain dialects)
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public:maurielyn
2010-04-27 12:51:35.0

Also published in "The Queenslander" see http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article21623142

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