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Xll, CONTENtS. CHAPTER V. The Seaboh foe Food. Pituei Section 105. Seed-food in the Boulia District. 106. Eleusine mgyptiaca. 107. Sporobolus actinoeladus. 108. Coolibar-seed. 109. Pig-weed. 110. "Nardoo." 111. Seed-food in the Clonourry District. 112. Seed-food in the Leichhardt-Selwyn District. 113. Kdible Roots in the Boulia District ; 114, in the Cloncurry District ; 115, in the Leichbardt-Selwyn District. 116. Fungi. 117. Fruits and Vegetables. 118. Flowers and Honey. 119. Insects and Crustaceans. 120. Molluscs. 121. Frogs. 122. Lizards, Iguanas, Crocodiles. 123. Snakes. 124. Fish-catching with Nets ; 12-5, with Dams ; 126, by poisoning the water-holes ; 127, by Spearing ; 128, by " treading " with the feet. 129. Killing and Transporting Fish. 130. Methods of Hunting Emus ; 131, with Ket alone ; 132, with Net and Palisading; 133, by means of Pit-falls ; 134, by Muster ; 135, by Tracking and Spearing, &c. 136. Turkey-Bustards. 137. Fl(ick Pigeons. 138. Small Birds. 139. Cockatoos, Corellas, Galahs. 140. Ducks, Cranes, Diver-birds. 141. Pelicans. 142. How Birds are Prepared for Eating. 143. Bandicoots, "Porcupines," &c., &c. 144. Opossums. 145. Kangaroos. 146. Dingoes. 147. Pituri. f^gK. 91-100 CHAPTER VI. Domestic Implements and Utensils. Fike-sticks and Tam-sticks. Hcts AND Shelters Section 148. Koolamons. 149. Chisels. 150. Cementing Substance. 151. Artificial Bending and Straightening of Timber. 152. Water-bags. 153. Dilly-bags. 154. Grind- stones. 155. Nardoo-stones. 156. Baking Ovens. 157. Fire-sticks. 158. Yam-sticks. 159. Huts and Shelters in the Boulia District ; 160, in the Cloncurry District ; 161, in the Leichhardt-Selwyn District. CHAPTER VIL Pebsonal Osnamentation and Decobation. Mubal Painting, &c. Section 162. Method of Working-up the Hair. 163. Decoration and Ornamentation of the Head. 164. Feather Tufts. 165. Knuckle-bones. 166. Tooth Ornaments. 167. Artificial Whiskers. 168. Head-net. 169. Fcrehead-net. 170. Fillets. 171. Circlets. 172. Spiral Band. 173. Wooden CroFS-piece : Handkerchiefs. 174. Ornamentation of the Face. 175. Piercing of the Nose. 176. Piercing of the Ears. 177. Avulsion of the Teeth. 178. The Beard. 179. Grass Necklaces. 180. Opossum-string Necklaces. 181. Armlets, Anklets, Body-cords. 182. Chest Ornaments. 183. Waist-belts, Aprons. 184. Phallo- crypts. 186. Painting and Feathering of the Body. 186. Mutilations, Flesh-cuts. 187. Mural Painting, Art, and Draughtsmanship. -107 -116 CHAPTER VIIL EeCEBATION : COEEOBBOEEES, SpOETS, AND GaMES 117-131 Section 188. The Corrobboree. 189. Time of Performance. 190. Authorship and Plot. 191. May be Taught and Carried to ether Tribes. 192. Performers. 193. Dress and Decorations. 194. Dancing Ground, Dressing Room. 195. The Dance. 196. Words of the Song. 197. Music of the Song. 198. Beating of the Time. 199. The " Molouga " Corrobboree. 200. Tales and Yarns, Fables, Folk and Animal Lore. 201. The Water- hen and the Emu. 202. The Galah-parrot and the Lizard. 203. The Opossum and the Wild Cat. 204. The Laughing-jack iss and the BlackfeUows. 205. The Snake and the Fish. 206. The Red-tit and the Brown-tit. 207. The Two Fishermen. 208. The Porcu- pine and the Eagle-hawk. 209. The Black Crow and the Hawk. 210. The Hawk and the Bower-bird. 211. The Moon. 212. The Galah-parrot and the Opossum. 213. The "Return" or "Come-back" Boomerang. 214. The Toy Throwing Stick. 215. The "Whirler." 216. The Ball. 217. The Skipping-rope. 218. " Hunt the Eye." 219. Hide and Seek. 220. Smoke Spirals. 221. Mimicking Animals and Birds. 222. Cuursing. 223. Pit-Throwing. CHAPTER IX. Teatel, Teade, and Baeter. The So-called Lettee oe Message-stick ... 132-138' Section224. The "Walk-about." 225. Signs and Signals on the Road. 226. Names of Water-holes, Camping-grounds, &c. 227. The Points of the Compass. 228. The Arrangements at the Camping-ground. 229. Trade-routes ; 230, in the Boulia District ■ 231, in the Upper Georgina District ; 232, in the Leichhardt-Selwyn District ; 233, in the Cloncurry District. 234. Transmission of Customs, Beliefs, and Language by means of these Trade-routes. 235. The So-called Letter or Message-sticks. 2.S6. Notes to Illustrations of these Sticks. 237. How a Message-stick is put into use.