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The Resource Clarke of the Kindur : convict, bushranger, explorer

Clarke of the Kindur : convict, bushranger, explorer

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Clarke of the Kindur : convict, bushranger, explorer
Title
Clarke of the Kindur : convict, bushranger, explorer
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Subject
Summary
Story of George Clarke, convict who fled from assigned service in 1825 to Kamilaroi tribal land in the upper Hunter valley & beyond the Liverpool & was recognised by them as ghost of dead tribesman; p.22-28; Accounts of other convicts who were recognised as ghosts (John Baker on the Brisbane River, John Graham near Moreton Bay & William Buckley), quotes Ridley on spirit beliefs, notes on Clarkes Aboriginal wives, cicatrization, possum skin cloak,; grass bead necklace, hair belt, hunting grounds on central Namoi River, camp at Barbers Lagoon near Boggabri, stealing of cattle from Liverpool Plains settlers, possible participation in initiation ceremonies at Terry Hai Hai, notes Ridleys account from King Rory of the Kamilaroi who made nets for a white man living among them on the Barwon River; p.36-37; Clarkes story of travel on inland river to coast where natives were said to be visited by strangers in praus searching for scented wood & sea-slug; Rory [King of the Kamilaroi]
Date time place
[1970]
Label
Clarke of the Kindur : convict, bushranger, explorer
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Publication
Note
pls.; illus.; maps
Control code
M0051108
Extent
[xi], 100 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780522839524
Stock number
6819
System control number
0073269
Label
Clarke of the Kindur : convict, bushranger, explorer
Publication
Note
pls.; illus.; maps
Control code
M0051108
Extent
[xi], 100 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780522839524
Stock number
6819
System control number
0073269

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