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Coast of adventure : untamed north Australia / by Charles Barrett.
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D919.4295/BAR/MAIN
Melbourne : Robertson & Mullens,
1941.
216 p., [25] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes index.
Reminiscences of travelling through Arnhem Land; life on Groote Eylandt, Macassan influence; visit to Port Essington, Milingimbi; translation by Rev. Webb of the Lords Prayer in Kopapingo, population of Milingimbi Mission; cannibalism practised by Burera tribe; disinterrment ceremony, tribal disagreement; Wessel Islands - description of cave paintings, carvings, painted skulls; food gathering, types of food collected; theory of origin of Macassan well at Milingimbi, description of kitchen midden; brief surveys of early expeditions; Rainbow Serpent beliefs.
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Includes index.
Coast of adventure : untamed north Australia / by Charles Barrett.

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