The Resource Aborigines and Europeans in Western Victoria

Aborigines and Europeans in Western Victoria

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Aborigines and Europeans in Western Victoria
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Aborigines and Europeans in Western Victoria
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Summary
(Rev. M.A. thesis, Monash University, 1966); Sources for accounts, Howitt (1838), Dawson (1881), Curr (1886); Wimmera-Wotjobaluk trading group (McCarthy); Yauerin class formula, council of elders conducted affairs (Howitt); Religion Bunjie initiation; Belief in extraction of kidney fat; Bangals, medicine men; Western District description of camps; Terang district meeting place for trade; Totems, female descent Government hereditary right, paramount powers of chief (Dawson); Religion - totemism, initiation ceremonies, magic (Bunjie), tribal all-father; Varied diet, fisheries constructed, beal (native fermented drink); First contacts to 1842; Portland Bay area, C. & J. Mills (Mills Family of Portland, Papers) & Western District, Hentys (Memorial of the Hentys...); Clashes with natives, killings & stealing cattle; Wedge (1840) & formation of Protection of Aborigines Port Phillip district; Killing by Aborigines cited; Failure of missionaries east of lakes 1839-49, undermining religious beliefs, dispossession of land, enforced contact with traditional enemies; Colac tribe killed by hostile neighbours, Buntingdale Mission; Geelong - Colac area; dependency on Europeans, effects of alcohol (N.S.W. Legis. Council); West of lakes 1840s - struggle for possession of land, appointment of Sievewright as Aboriginal Protector; Mount Rouse established, food allotment, attendance & provision tables 1842-48, inadequate supplies; Mount Rouse closed 1848, end of Protectorate 1849; Citings of clashes with tribes Wimmera district, some cases of settlers, Aborigines & the law cited; Poisoning of natives Port Fairy; Condition of Barrobool tribe, i.e. habits & movements, number employed, capacity of employment, payment tabulated; Native police expeditions; European attitudes & conditions of Aborigines, half-castes, alcohol & traditional customs discussed briefly; Estimate of Aborigines killed before 1860; Areas mentioned; Portland Bay, Geelong, Port Fairy, Warrnambool, Ararat, Dimboola, Camperdown, Colac, Warracknabeal; Five Tasmanian Aborigines lived with Chief Protector (Robinson), later 2 were hung after killing 2 whites
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1942-
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Corris, Peter
Series statement
Occasional Papers in Aboriginal Studies no.12. Ethnohistory series no.1
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Buntingdale Mission (Vic.)
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Aborigines and Europeans in Western Victoria
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Publication
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  • tbls.; maps
  • Digitisation status: digitised
Control code
M0040925
Extent
vi, 173p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
5321
System control number
0047514
Label
Aborigines and Europeans in Western Victoria
Publication
Note
  • tbls.; maps
  • Digitisation status: digitised
Control code
M0040925
Extent
vi, 173p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
5321
System control number
0047514

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