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The Resource A bend in the Yarra : a history of the Merri Creek Protectorate Station and Merri Creek Aboriginal School 1841-1851, Ian D. Clark and Toby Heydon

A bend in the Yarra : a history of the Merri Creek Protectorate Station and Merri Creek Aboriginal School 1841-1851, Ian D. Clark and Toby Heydon

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A bend in the Yarra : a history of the Merri Creek Protectorate Station and Merri Creek Aboriginal School 1841-1851
Title
A bend in the Yarra
Title remainder
a history of the Merri Creek Protectorate Station and Merri Creek Aboriginal School 1841-1851
Statement of responsibility
Ian D. Clark and Toby Heydon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Studies questions relating to social, land use and landscape history of the Yarra Bend study area; history undertaken as Heritage Services Branch of Aboriginal Affairs Victoria believes Merri Creek Protectorate Station and Merri Creek Aboriginal School to be in one of most significant post contact Aboriginal place in present metropolitan Melbourne owing to confluence of Merri Creek and Yarra River; area a meeting place for Aboriginal people and was a place of contact between Aboriginal people from a wide area and settlers; place of access to European culture and economy; site remains a place of significance for Aboriginal people
Member of
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1958-
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Clark, Ian D.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Heydon, Toby
Series statement
AIATSIS report series
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  • Billibillary
  • Thomas, William
  • Merri Creek Aboriginal School
  • Merri Creek Protectorate Station
  • Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of
Label
A bend in the Yarra : a history of the Merri Creek Protectorate Station and Merri Creek Aboriginal School 1841-1851, Ian D. Clark and Toby Heydon
Link
http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/asp/ebooks.html
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Publication
Contents
Study area : physical geography, land use history prior to 1842, present land use and previous investigations -- Aboriginal associations: ethnography and land tenure, archaeological background, pre-contact life and culture -- Historical background : Yarra Aboriginal Village Mission, Native Police Corps, 1837, 1838, Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate, 1838-1849 : the assistant protectors: their first months; Western Port District of the Aborigina Protectorate: William Thomas, Assistant Protector, the Yarra River at Melbourne, Arthur's seat, Narre Narre Warren, Merri Creek Native Police paddocks and headquarters -- Merri Creek Protectorate Station : historical sources, site selection for the Merri Creek Protectorate Station, buildings and structural features; Edward Peacock, schoolmaster 1/12/1845 - 31/5/1848 : attendance and the movement of pupils, departure of Edward Peacock; Francis Edgar, schoolmaster 1/7/1848-31/1/1851: attendance and the movements of pupils, cultivation and industry, "Black Boys Bridge" and the 1850 flood; closure of Merri Creek Aboriginal School -- After the protectorate
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
ix, 90 p.
Isbn
9780855754693
Other physical details
ill., facsims, maps, ports
Label
A bend in the Yarra : a history of the Merri Creek Protectorate Station and Merri Creek Aboriginal School 1841-1851, Ian D. Clark and Toby Heydon
Link
http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/asp/ebooks.html
Publication
Contents
Study area : physical geography, land use history prior to 1842, present land use and previous investigations -- Aboriginal associations: ethnography and land tenure, archaeological background, pre-contact life and culture -- Historical background : Yarra Aboriginal Village Mission, Native Police Corps, 1837, 1838, Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate, 1838-1849 : the assistant protectors: their first months; Western Port District of the Aborigina Protectorate: William Thomas, Assistant Protector, the Yarra River at Melbourne, Arthur's seat, Narre Narre Warren, Merri Creek Native Police paddocks and headquarters -- Merri Creek Protectorate Station : historical sources, site selection for the Merri Creek Protectorate Station, buildings and structural features; Edward Peacock, schoolmaster 1/12/1845 - 31/5/1848 : attendance and the movement of pupils, departure of Edward Peacock; Francis Edgar, schoolmaster 1/7/1848-31/1/1851: attendance and the movements of pupils, cultivation and industry, "Black Boys Bridge" and the 1850 flood; closure of Merri Creek Aboriginal School -- After the protectorate
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
ix, 90 p.
Isbn
9780855754693
Other physical details
ill., facsims, maps, ports

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