The Salvado Memoirs : historical memoirs of Australia particularly of the Benedictine Mission of New Norcia and of the habits and customs of the Australian natives

The Salvado Memoirs : historical memoirs of Australia particularly of the Benedictine Mission of New Norcia and of the habits and customs of the Australian natives Edited Book

  • Author(s): Salvado, Dom Rosendo , Storman, E. J.
  • Secondary Author(s): Storman, E. J.
  • Published: 1977
  • Publisher: University of Western Australia Press
  • ISBN: 0855641142

Abstract: First published in Italian in 1851; account of first contact with Aborigines and abortive attempts to found missions; fighting among Aborigines; foundation of New Norcia; place of Aborigines among races of the world; religious beliefs; language (with vocabulary list of two dialects at New Norcia); music; social organization; body ornamentation; Material culture especially weapons; hunting methods and native foods (plant, insect, etc.); native medicine and sorcery; [Tribes are Juet and Balardong identified in an Appendix by R.M. Berndt q.v. for annotation] Contents Western Australia: the origin and development of the Benedictine mission to the natives The Australian natives Australia and its natural history The colonization of Australia

Notes: by Rosendo Salvado : translated and edited by E.J. Storman

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Salvado, Dom Rosendo , Storman, E. J. , 1977, The Salvado Memoirs : historical memoirs of Australia particularly of the Benedictine Mission of New Norcia and of the habits and customs of the Australian natives, Edited Book, viewed 19 September 2019, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=4066.

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