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The Resource Along the Ashburton, by Rhonda McDonald

Along the Ashburton, by Rhonda McDonald

Label
Along the Ashburton
Title
Along the Ashburton
Statement of responsibility
by Rhonda McDonald
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
p. 2 : cannibalism at Ashburton Downs; p. 3: Story of Booringee from Ashburton Downs defending the station against an attack by Charles Ross; p. 8: authors comments on Aboriginal station workers; p. 29: Aborigines at Red Hill Station liking for jam which was handed out; p. 83 : Story of betrothal of an 11 year old Aboriginal girl to 2 Aboriginal men and the ensuing argument as to which one had claim to her; p. 85 Mention of Ashburton River tribe kidnapping young boys from Yathala station killing them and removing their kidney fat ; p. 99: story of white child Agnes from Wyloo station going walkabout with Aboriginal women and children and living on bush food; story of Agnes' Aboriginal companion Yennah; fighting amongst Aboriginal women with fighting sticks; p. 101 Bone pointing; Attempted infanticide; p. 102 Customary punishment for adultery; Initiation rites, tooth avulsion and cicatrising; Food taboos; p.198 Story of missing Aborignal baby; disappearance attributed to bookoorahs (evil spirits); p. 210 Children of Gladyse, house girl at Urala Station, whose father was Jack Whittaker, station owner; removal of Gladyse's daughter Ivy to Mogumber Mission
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
WLB
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McDonald, Rhonda
Dewey number
994.13
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Pioneers
  • Ashburton (W.A.)
Label
Along the Ashburton, by Rhonda McDonald
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000024040310
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 271 p.
Isbn
9780859052887
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
Along the Ashburton, by Rhonda McDonald
Publication
Control code
000024040310
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 271 p.
Isbn
9780859052887
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

Library Locations

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