Australian Aborigines: the Languages and Customs of several Tribes of Aborigines in the Western District of Victoria, Australia

  title={Australian Aborigines: the Languages and Customs of several Tribes of Aborigines in the Western District of Victoria, Australia},
  author={Edward Burnet Tylor},
  • E. Tylor
  • Published 1 October 1881
  • History
  • Nature
MR. DAWSON, a settler of old standing in the district west of Melbourne, and his daughter, Mrs. Taylor, who has been familiar from childhood with several native dialects, have in years of careful inquiry collected the present volume of information as to the languages and life of the group of tribes living inland from the coast between Portland Bay and Cape Otway. These tribes form part of the native population described in the “Aborigines of Victoria,” compiled by Mr. Brough Smyth for the… Expand
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