General ref. to physical & mental characteristics, effect of white contact, relations with early settlers; Malay influence in Arnhem Land; Brief mention of fish weirs on Daly River, census of Larrakea (in 1870); stone arrangements near MacaArthur River Station; cave paintings & skeletons in Walgandu cave near Mountain Creek (Roper River tributary); paintings near Ooraminna Rockholes; Account of organization & life of Warramunga people; General beliefs supertitions, food and birth customs; Many tribes mentioned.
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So if this book is called The Territory - why is the cover an image of the state of Queensland?
Chapter Page 1 WINGED VICTORY I
LAND OF THE MOONBOW
VIKINGS OF THE ARAFURA
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