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Title: The uncivilized races of men in all countries of the world; being a comprehensive account of their manners and customs, and of their physical, social, mental, moral and religious characteristics. By Rev. J. G. Wood... With new designs by Angas, Danby, Wolf, Zwecker... 1871
Year: 1877 (1870s)
Authors: Wood, John George, 1827-1889
Subjects: Ethnology. Manners and customs. Savages
Publisher: J. B. Burr and company
Contributing Library: Brigham Young University-Idaho, David O. McKay Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University-Idaho


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^kept from the sigbt of the women and chil-dren; who, when they hear the sound of thewitarria, hide their heads, and exhibit everyoutward sign of terror. The illustration Ko. 1, on page 765, is givenin order to show the curious appearance

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MAKING KOTAIGA. 767 which is sometimes presented by the menwhen they h<a,vc successfully passed throughtheir various ordeals. Tlie name of the manwas Mintalta, and he belonged to the JSTauotribe, which lives near Coffins Bay. In hishand he holds the waddy, and, by way ofapron, he wears a bunch of emu feathers.Across his breast are seen the bold ridgeswhich mark his rank as a man, and othersare seen upon his arms. His beard is gath-ered into a long pointed tuft, and decoratedwith a little bunch of white cockatoo feathersat the tip. In his hair he wears two curiousornaments. These are not feather plumes,as they seem to be in the illustration, butare simply slender sticks of white wood,scraped so as to let the shavings adhere byone end. Indeed, thoy are made exactly likethose little wooden brooms that are some-times hawked by German girls about thestreets, or, to use a more familiar simile, likethe curly-branched trees in childrens toy-boxes. Many of the particulars which have beenand


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