The Resource Becoming Bwgcolman : exile and survival on Palm Island Reserve, 1918 to the present, by Joanne Watson

Becoming Bwgcolman : exile and survival on Palm Island Reserve, 1918 to the present, by Joanne Watson

Label
Becoming Bwgcolman : exile and survival on Palm Island Reserve, 1918 to the present
Title
Becoming Bwgcolman
Title remainder
exile and survival on Palm Island Reserve, 1918 to the present
Statement of responsibility
by Joanne Watson
Title variation
Palm Island Reserve, 1918 to the present
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
History of Palm Island; the Wulgurugaba are the traditional owners; those whose ancestors were deported from the mainland take the name Bwgcolman; documents the violent oppression which occurred on Palm Island and Fantome Island; discusses the differences between Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspectives on the history of the reserves in Queensland; oral history accounts of removals to Palm Island and living conditions under the Acts; health and occurrences of 'epidemics'; rations; wages; Trust Fund; reasons for the strike of 1957 and outcomes; removals following the strike; life in the 1960's and 1970's
Cataloging source
QU
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1960-
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Watson, Joanne
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Queensland, 1994.
Index
no index present
LC call number
THE8500.
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
theses
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  • Curry, Robert
  • Bartlam, Roy Henry
  • Geia, Joe
  • Congoo, Bill
  • Hull River Mission (Qld.)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Sanatoriums
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Palm Island Aboriginal Reserve (Qld.)
Label
Becoming Bwgcolman : exile and survival on Palm Island Reserve, 1918 to the present, by Joanne Watson
Link
http://www.textqueensland.com.au/item/thesis/4009748a13a1838c70250182c700d2e6
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "March 1993"
  • Spine title: Palm Island Reserve, 1918 to the present
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Contents
The Wulgurugaba : carpet snake country invaded -- "Protecting white order" : from warfare to bureaucratic protectionism; the Hull River Reserve -- "Curry's time" : a state of constant apprehension -- "As straight as a gun barrel" : Superintendent Robert Curry and the 1930 incident -- Many superintendents' time -- Fantome Island, phantom welfare -- "We couldn't tolerate any more": Bartlam's time and the 1957 strike -- "A certain paradise for certain people" : 1960s Palm Island -- "Prepare now for the day Big Brother goes away" : the 1970s
Control code
000011484532
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
440 l
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. . Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., facsim., maps, ports
Stock number
MAR02/82
Label
Becoming Bwgcolman : exile and survival on Palm Island Reserve, 1918 to the present, by Joanne Watson
Link
http://www.textqueensland.com.au/item/thesis/4009748a13a1838c70250182c700d2e6
Publication
Note
  • "March 1993"
  • Spine title: Palm Island Reserve, 1918 to the present
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Contents
The Wulgurugaba : carpet snake country invaded -- "Protecting white order" : from warfare to bureaucratic protectionism; the Hull River Reserve -- "Curry's time" : a state of constant apprehension -- "As straight as a gun barrel" : Superintendent Robert Curry and the 1930 incident -- Many superintendents' time -- Fantome Island, phantom welfare -- "We couldn't tolerate any more": Bartlam's time and the 1957 strike -- "A certain paradise for certain people" : 1960s Palm Island -- "Prepare now for the day Big Brother goes away" : the 1970s
Control code
000011484532
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
440 l
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study (in accordance with Copyright Act 1968), closed quotation. . Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., facsim., maps, ports
Stock number
MAR02/82

Library Locations

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