Letter from Jocelyn Brooke, undated
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This document contains references to the following people, places, and cultural groups
1885 - 1882
Brooke, Mr Jocelyn
Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Information recording the many customs, beliefs, practices and ceremonies of the Kaibara group of Queensland. Discusses method for hunting kangaroos and fish and restrictions in hunting certain birds and animals. Medical conditions and how they are treated such as headaches and sores. Food restrictions, certain herbs used as poisons for fishing, curing headaches, toothaches and backaches, herbs for medicinal purposes, healing sores and wounds, protocols regarding death and mourning.
Letter, incomplete, handwritten in ink, undated. One sheet, four pages. Top corner torn off otherwise condition is good.