5. Beliefs in some legendary Beings
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1904 - 1880
Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Draft/s with some repetition - for parts of Chapter VIII of Howitt's 'Native Tribes of South-East Australia', 1904. Description of beliefs in legendary beings, mainly in the Lake Eyre and Central Australia regions, predominantly relating to the Dieri and Arunta groups. Discusses the origins of people, and of sacred ceremonies; of Arunta beliefs in the Alcheringa; the origins and distribution of totems; and legends related to natural features.
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