1980, 1904, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Tom Petrie's reminiscences of early Queensland / Constance Campbell Petrie. Petrie, Constance Campbell, 1873-1926.

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Tom Petrie's reminiscences of early Queensland / Constance Campbell Petrie
 
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Physical Description
  • 319 p. : port. ; 18 cm.
Published
  • Windsor, Victoria : Currey O'Neil, 1980.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Tom Petrie's reminiscences of early Queensland /​ Constance Campbell Petrie.
Also Titled
  • Reminiscences of early Queensland.
Author
  • Petrie, Constance Campbell, 1873-1926.
Other Authors
  • Petrie, Tom, 1831-1910.
Published
  • Windsor, Victoria : Currey O'Neil, 1980.
Content Types
  • still image
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
  • unspecified
Physical Description
  • 319 p. : port. ; 18 cm.
Series
Subjects
Summary
  • See earlier edition for annotation.
Contents
  • Ch. 1: Tom Petrie; Andrew Petrie; Moreton Bay in the thirties; Petrie's Blight; First steamer in the river; Tom's childhood; "Kabon-Tom"; Brisbane or Turrbal tribe; North Pine forty-five years ago; Alone with the blacks; Their trustworthiness and consideration; Arsenic in flour; Black police; Shooting the blacks; Inhuman cruelty; St Helena murder; Bribie Island murder
  • Ch. 2: Bonyi season on the Blackall Range; Gatherings like picnics; Born mimics; "Cry for the dead"; Treated like a prince; Caboolture (Kabul-tur); Superstitions of the blacks; Climbing the bonyi; Gathering the nuts; Number at these feasts; Their food while there; Willingness to share
  • Ch. 3: Sacrifice; Cannibalism; Small number killed in fights; Corroborees; "Full dress"; Women's ornaments; Painted bodies; Burying the nuts; Change of food; Teaching corroborees; Making new ones; How Brown's Creek got its name; Kulkarawa "Mina-Mee-na"
  • Ch. 4:"Turrwan" or great man; "Kundri"; Spirit of rainbow; A Turrwan's great power; Sickness and death; Burial customs; Spirit of the dead; Murderer's footprint; Bones of dead; Discovering the murderer; Revenge; Preparations for a cannibal feast; Flesh divided out; A sacred tree; Presented with a piece of skin; Cripples and deformed people
  • Ch. 5: How names were given; "Kippa" making; Two ceremonies; Charcoal and grease rubbed on body; Feathers and paint; Exchanging news; Huts for the boys; Instructions given them; "Bugaram"; "Wobbalkan" Trial of the boys; Red noses; "Kippa's dress"
  • Ch. 6: Great fight; Camping-ground; Yam-sticks; Boys' weapons; Single-handed fight; Great gashes; Charcoal powder for healing; Same treatment kill a white man; Nose pierced; Body marked; "Kippa-ring"; "Kakka"; Notched stick; Images along the road-way
  • Ch. 7: "Fireworks display"; Warning the women; Secret corroboree; "Look at this wonder"; Destroying the "kakka"; How noses were pierced; Site of kippa-rings; Raised scars; Inter-tribal exchange of weapons etc.; Removing left little finger; Fishing or coast women
  • Ch. 8: Mourning for the dead; Red, white and yellow colouring; No marriage ceremony; Strict marriage laws; Exchange of brides; Mother-in-law; Three or four wives; Blackfellows' dogs; Bat made the men and night-hawk the women; Thrush which warned the blacks; Dreams; Moon and sun; Lightning; Cures for illness; Pock marks; Dugong oil
  • Ch.9: Food; How it was obtained; Catching and cooking dugong; An incident at Amity Point; Porpoises never killed, but regarded as friends; They helped to catch fish; Sea mullet and other fish; Fishing methods; Eels; Crabs; Oysters and mussels; Cobra
  • Ch. 10: Grubs as food; Dr Leichhardt and Thomas Archer tasting them; Ants; Native bees; Seeking for honey; Climbing with a vine; A disgusting practice; Sweet concoction; Catching and eating snakes; Iguanas and lizards; Another superstition; Hedgehogs; Tortoises; Turtles
  • Ch. 11: Kangaroos: how caught and eaten; Their skins; The Aboriginal's wonderful tracking powers; Wallaby, kanagaroo rat, paddymelon, and bandicoot; Possum; possum rugs; native ebar; Squirrel; Hunting on Bowen Terrace; Glass House Mountain; Native cat and dog; Flying fox
  • Ch. 11: Emus; Scrub turkeys; Swans; Ducks; Cockatoos and parrots; Quail; Root and other plant food; How it was prepared; Meals; Water; Fire; How obatined; Signs and signals
  • Ch. 13: Canoe-making; Rafts of dead sticks; How huts were made; Weapon making; Boomerangs; Spears; Waddies; Yam sticks; Shields; Stone implements; Vessels; Dilly bags; String
  • Ch. 14: Games "Murun murun"; "Purru purru"; "Murri Murri"; "Birbun Birbun"; Skipping; "Cat's cradle"; "Marutchi"; Turtle hunting as a game; Swimming and diving; Mimics; "Tambil tambil"
  • Ch. 15: Aboriginal characteristics; Hearing; Smelling; Seeing; Eating powers; Noisy creatures; Cowards; Property; Sex and clan "totems"; "The last of his tribe"
  • Ch. 16: Folk lore; The Cockatoo's nest; A strange fish; A love story; the old woman ghost; The clever mother spider; A.
Notes
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 0855502789 :
Dewey Number
  • 994.302/​092/​4
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