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The Resource Aboriginal women's heritage : Brungle & Tumut

Aboriginal women's heritage : Brungle & Tumut

Label
Aboriginal women's heritage : Brungle & Tumut
Title
Aboriginal women's heritage
Title remainder
Brungle & Tumut
Title variation
  • Brungle & Tumut
  • Brungle and Tumut
Contributor
Compiler
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The stories of nine women from the Brungle and Tumut valleys, telling of their lives on Brungle Mission Station at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains. Margaret Berg: born Gundagai, family of 6 children, living in tin shack, lining the walls with newspaper as wallpaper, making mattresses of calico and straw (p.1), gutting sheep, meat safe, rabbit meat, dumplings, cooking, chores for the children, collecting water (p.2), collecting bush food, Christmas pudding, father's seasonal work, no emphasis on schooling, Cod Liver Oil as a medicinal treatment, poultices (p.3), cooking using camp ovens, kids were good swimmers, living with extended family (p.4), first job on a station property, avoiding Welfare Officers, Tilly lights, Memories of Brungle Store (p.5), respecting everyone, encouraging education (p.6). Sue Bulger: Born Gundagai, living in Mission hut, family of eleven children, (p.7), memories of Grandfather reading, being poor, good memories (p.8), sharing food, mother's cooking skills, Quilty's Dairy, Castor Oil treatments, swimming in Nimbo Creek (p.10), father telling stories about countryside, love of school at Brungle, playing rounders, Father's work for Yass Tribune newspaper (p.11), racism at school in Tumut, becoming a Council Member, philosophy on achievement (p.12), working as a teacher, views on education, importance of family (p.13) Phyllis Freeman: Born in Cowra, family of 7 children, kids split between Aunties after death of mother (p.15), living with husband Buddy in Brungle, chores, Baboo Fred (p.16), collecting water, caring and sharing community, telling grandchildren about Koori culture, stories about the river (p.17), fear of children being taken by Welfare, education and work, Brungle is home (p.18) Winnie Marlowe: born at Gundagai (p.19), housing, memories of grandmother, not being told about culture and language, doing the washing, children not allowed to go to the river alone (p.21), enjoying the Aboriginal school but not the white school, making own fun, Aboriginal concerts, circuses, Slim Dusty, sweets (p.22), junket, first job at the wool mill (p.23), Sonia Piper & Elva Russell (sisters): Born at Gundagai, mother didn't talk about culture, Cootamundra Girl's Home, father in the army (p.24), Baboo Fred was Grandfather, parent's not talk to children, cleanliness of huts, doing washing, (p.25), witchetty grubs and yabbies, the river (p.27), father making boomerangs, collecting wood, horse riding, berry picking, singing, toys, cars (p.28), performing in concerts, loss of culture, seasonal work, importance of education, appreciating what they had, baptism, Gundagai show, buying milk (p.31), Laurel Robson: Born in Yass, 14 children in family, death of siblings, grandmother's housekeeping, living in Tumut, Bundarba (p.34), fear of ghosts, collecting water from spring (p.35), father's jobs, Burrinjuck Dam, living at Bookham, setting rabbit traps, father's gift for finding water, horses (p.36), chopping wood, education and study (p.37), Tammy Tidmarsh (Shirley Ann): Born at Yass, 11 in family, father with Salvation Army (p.39), tin shack with dirt floor, cooking, shopping, play (p.40), billy carts, playing rounders, work at Batlow Cannery, fruit picking, painting, significance of the goanna, Mirriyoola spirit dog (p.41), Bunyips, Willy Wagtails as warning or protection, headless horseman at Killimicat, Mimmi lights, going to the movies, love of Brungle (p.42), Mary Williams: born at Gundagai, tin and stringy bark huts, 'boondering' asking for clothes, grandparents, grandfather's ANZAC service in Light Horse, clothes from flour bags, Bunyip hole at the river, importance of the river, clothes washing (p.46), bathing, parents voting, making ointments (p.48), Baboo Fred lived to be 114
Additional physical form
Also available online. On 06/03/2009 freely available from the NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change website at: https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/resources/cultureheritage/womensHeritageBrungleTumut.pdf
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AIAS
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/commissioningbody
Dg50gqxW4jI
Dewey number
994.480049915
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
DU124.W6
LC item number
A25 2004
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hamilton, Fiona
  • New South Wales
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Freeman, Phyllis
  • Marlowe, Winnie
  • Piper, Sonia
  • Russell, Elva
  • Robson, Laurel
  • Tidmarsh, Tammy
  • Williams, Mary
  • Berg, Margaret
  • Bulger, Sue
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Women, Aboriginal Australian
  • Women, Aboriginal Australian
  • Brungle (N.S.W.)
  • Tumut (N.S.W.)
Label
Aboriginal women's heritage : Brungle & Tumut
Link
https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/resources/cultureheritage/womensHeritageBrungleTumut.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "April 2004"--Inside front cover
  • "Credits: Compiled by Fiona Hamilton" -- inside back cover
  • "The Department of Environment and Conservation acknoledges the Intellectual Property Rights of the Aboriginal people whose stories are featured in this publication." -- inside front cover
  • Nine Aboriginal women from the Brungle and Tumut valleys talk about the history of their respective families and their lives on Brungle Mission Station which was established in 1888 by the Aborigines Protection Board
  • The publisher's website contains additional reports about the experiences and heritage of Aboriginal women in NSW. Nine Aboriginal women from the Brungle and Tumut valleys have contributed their stories to this publication as part of the DEC Aboriginal Women's Heritage project. This series allows Aboriginal women from communities across NSW to tell their stories and help raise the profile of the unique historical experience of Aboriginal women in NSW"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000025523082
Dimensions
21 x 22 cm.
Extent
iii, 48 pages
Isbn
9781741370560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)505913114
Label
Aboriginal women's heritage : Brungle & Tumut
Link
https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/resources/cultureheritage/womensHeritageBrungleTumut.pdf
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "April 2004"--Inside front cover
  • "Credits: Compiled by Fiona Hamilton" -- inside back cover
  • "The Department of Environment and Conservation acknoledges the Intellectual Property Rights of the Aboriginal people whose stories are featured in this publication." -- inside front cover
  • Nine Aboriginal women from the Brungle and Tumut valleys talk about the history of their respective families and their lives on Brungle Mission Station which was established in 1888 by the Aborigines Protection Board
  • The publisher's website contains additional reports about the experiences and heritage of Aboriginal women in NSW. Nine Aboriginal women from the Brungle and Tumut valleys have contributed their stories to this publication as part of the DEC Aboriginal Women's Heritage project. This series allows Aboriginal women from communities across NSW to tell their stories and help raise the profile of the unique historical experience of Aboriginal women in NSW"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000025523082
Dimensions
21 x 22 cm.
Extent
iii, 48 pages
Isbn
9781741370560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)505913114

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