Frank Perversi was a Rat of Tobruk for six months and was attached to forward troops in the mighty battle at EI Alamein; in the first wave of amphibious operations at Lae and Finschhafen and in the attack on Shaggy Ridge in the Ramu Valley (all in New Guinea) and finally in the overwhelming amphibious operation at Balikpapan, Borneo.to make white decorative spots on the breasts of young women to imitate milk, as a magical charm to help make them pregnant. ... In the north, the white sap taken from wax-plants and milkwoods was employed in the preparation of ceremonialanbsp;...
|Title||:||Aboriginal People and Their Plants|
|Author||:||Philip A. Clarke|
|Publisher||:||Rosenberg Publishing - 2011|