The Resource Christison of Lammermoor, by M. M. Bennett

Christison of Lammermoor, by M. M. Bennett

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Christison of Lammermoor
Title
Christison of Lammermoor
Statement of responsibility
by M. M. Bennett
Creator
Subject
Summary
Narrative of the life of Robert Christison; Chap.4; Notes on exploration in Queensland, 1863-1866; meeting with Landsborough near Sutton River; Chap.5; The Wills massacre on the Ngoa River; settling in at Lammermoor, teaching young Aboriginal English; relations between Dalleburra, Mootaburra, Quippenburra & Munggoobra; Chap.6; Christison gives old man a plate and named him King Narkool of Dalleburra tribe; account of corroboree; attack on homestead; Chap.7; Story of the spirit which haunts Mount Alexander; Chap.8; Native crippled woman carried in kangaroo skins, kindness to lamed people; sheep stealing, Native Police action; nets used for trapping game; Chap.9; Excerpts from Parliamentary reports, early authors writings on the effects of white law on Aborigines, land rights suggestion made for segregation policy; Chap.10; Use of boomerangs, throwing sticks (koolbinny), spears, nulla nullas, greenstone tomahawks, quartz knives; yam stick (kalgooly) used by women; cure for snake bite, quartz traded for pituri from Goamulgu tribe; group divided into 4 sections, marriage regulations, initiation; Chap.25; Estimate of population of Dalleburra, degradation of women through white contact; Chap.28; Native names of waterholes; p.271-276; English - Dalleburra dictionary (approximately 560 words)
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1881-1961
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Bennett, M. M.
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  • Christison, Robert
  • Wyma
  • Barney
  • Frontier and pioneer life
Label
Christison of Lammermoor, by M. M. Bennett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Bibliography : page 269
Control code
M0040640
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
280 p., [8] leaves of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Stock number
230
System control number
0046922
Label
Christison of Lammermoor, by M. M. Bennett
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Bibliography : page 269
Control code
M0040640
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
280 p., [8] leaves of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Stock number
230
System control number
0046922

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