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Gumbuli of Ngukurr : Aboriginal elder in Arnhem Land, Murray Seiffert

Label
Gumbuli of Ngukurr : Aboriginal elder in Arnhem Land
Title
Gumbuli of Ngukurr
Title remainder
Aboriginal elder in Arnhem Land
Statement of responsibility
Murray Seiffert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Biography of Michael Gumbuli Wurramara, the first Aboriginal Anglican priest in the Northern Territory, leader of the Arnhem Land Anglicans for over 30 years and his involvement with the Kriol Bible Translation Project
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Seiffert, Murray Wilfred
Dewey number
262.14394295
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wurramara, Michael Gumbuli
  • Anglican Church of Australia
  • Roper River Mission (N.T.)
  • Aboriginal Australian clergy
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Anglican Church of Australia
Label
Gumbuli of Ngukurr : Aboriginal elder in Arnhem Land, Murray Seiffert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introducing Gumbuli -- One Island - Three cultures -- The development of the CMS Mission on Groote Eylandt -- Stories and spirits -- World War II comes to Groote Eylandt -- Life on Groote Eylandt -- The early days of Roper River Mission -- Migrating to Arnhem Land -- A new life at Roper River Mission -- Connecting Arnhem Land with Africa -- Life on the mission - 1960s -- Local leadership grows -- From Roper to Ngukurr - a period of turmoil -- The government takes control -- The quest for a distinctive identity -- The 1970s: so-called "self-determination" -- Now the church beongs to Ngukurr -- Creating a new harmony and community wellbeing -- Ngukurr in the 1980s -- More Aboriginal church leaders -- Developments beyond Ngukurr -- Ngukurr turns 90, Gumbuli turns 60 -- The late 1990s -- Autonomy denied, autonomy practised -- Aboriginal pastor in Arnhem Land -- Ceremonies remain an issue -- An elder becomes an old man -- Appendices : A timeline of the life of Gumbuli -- Gumbuli and Dixie's children -- Gumbuli's family tree -- The child-bride issue on Groote Eylandt in the 1930s
Control code
000047482261
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 414 p., [16] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780987132925
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., maps, plans, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)744868025
Label
Gumbuli of Ngukurr : Aboriginal elder in Arnhem Land, Murray Seiffert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introducing Gumbuli -- One Island - Three cultures -- The development of the CMS Mission on Groote Eylandt -- Stories and spirits -- World War II comes to Groote Eylandt -- Life on Groote Eylandt -- The early days of Roper River Mission -- Migrating to Arnhem Land -- A new life at Roper River Mission -- Connecting Arnhem Land with Africa -- Life on the mission - 1960s -- Local leadership grows -- From Roper to Ngukurr - a period of turmoil -- The government takes control -- The quest for a distinctive identity -- The 1970s: so-called "self-determination" -- Now the church beongs to Ngukurr -- Creating a new harmony and community wellbeing -- Ngukurr in the 1980s -- More Aboriginal church leaders -- Developments beyond Ngukurr -- Ngukurr turns 90, Gumbuli turns 60 -- The late 1990s -- Autonomy denied, autonomy practised -- Aboriginal pastor in Arnhem Land -- Ceremonies remain an issue -- An elder becomes an old man -- Appendices : A timeline of the life of Gumbuli -- Gumbuli and Dixie's children -- Gumbuli's family tree -- The child-bride issue on Groote Eylandt in the 1930s
Control code
000047482261
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 414 p., [16] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780987132925
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., maps, plans, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)744868025

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