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Type: Text
Title: Series 14, 3b - Gascoyne and Ashburton (James Cornally’s information)
Author: Bates, Daisy
Issue Date: 15-Jan-2015
Abstract: Extracts from notebooks 1900 – 1935 when in residence at various camps or travelling and lingering in areas where derelicts were to be found...This is information received verbally from James Cornally, shepherd, resident of Gascoyne and Ashburton districts for about 20 years. It consists of questions and answers about customs and marriage laws of the Arunta , S.E. natives and others. Mt Augusta or Walyeyooroo, Lake Way, Lawlers, Champion Bay, De Grey, Eucla are some place names mentioned here. There are notes re morals and punishment, some explanation of moieties, many questions about naming, initiation and marriage customs and very few answers here, also some information about visiting customs.
Description: The Barr Smith Library recognises the moral rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the owners of their knowledge. To this end, Special Collections is digitising the Daisy Bates Papers in our collections to enhance access for people who cannot travel to Adelaide. Please be aware that this site may contain sensitive information, including the names and images of people who have passed away and which may sadden and distress some Aboriginal people. This site may also contain language and terms used by an author that reflect an inappropriate attitude due to the historical context in which these records were created.
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