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The Resource Hidden histories : black stories from Victoria River Downs, Humbert River and Wave Hill Stations / Deborah Bird Rose

Hidden histories : black stories from Victoria River Downs, Humbert River and Wave Hill Stations / Deborah Bird Rose

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Hidden histories : black stories from Victoria River Downs, Humbert River and Wave Hill Stations / Deborah Bird Rose
Title
Hidden histories : black stories from Victoria River Downs, Humbert River and Wave Hill Stations / Deborah Bird Rose
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Summary
Contact history of Victoria River Downs, Wave Hill and Humbert River Stations based on Aboriginal oral accounts; brief outline of Prehistory, traditional culture and territorial groupings (Ngarinman, Mudbura, Bilinara, Ngaliwurru, Karangpurru, Wardaman, Gurindji, Malngin); Captain Cook mythology and the contradictions of the early settlement; case studies of killings examined; role of police and police trackers; destruction of the Karangpurru and Nyiwanawu; Humbert River Mudbura Aboriginal Reserve; Aboriginal perception of social justice; wages and unionism; Vesteys and Borril labour and production management; effects of Welfare policies; station violence, interpersonal relations and sexual conflict; accounts of working lives on stations; demographic estimates; impact of the Wave Hill strike (1966); the Gibb Committee; establishment of Daguragu, Yarralin, Lingara, and Pigeon Hole communities; Stokes Range, Timber Creek, Kidman Springs - Jasper Gorge, Bilinara land claims
Citation source
Indexed selectively by ABI, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographical Index
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1946-2018
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Rose, Deborah Bird
Label
Hidden histories : black stories from Victoria River Downs, Humbert River and Wave Hill Stations / Deborah Bird Rose
Link
http://www.aiatsis.ashop.com.au/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Bibliography; p. [267]-268
Control code
M0010282
Extent
xxiv, 268 p.; ill., ports., maps
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 4 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780855752248
Stock number
09238b ; 09239b
System control number
0008061
Label
Hidden histories : black stories from Victoria River Downs, Humbert River and Wave Hill Stations / Deborah Bird Rose
Link
http://www.aiatsis.ashop.com.au/
Publication
Note
Bibliography; p. [267]-268
Control code
M0010282
Extent
xxiv, 268 p.; ill., ports., maps
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 4 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780855752248
Stock number
09238b ; 09239b
System control number
0008061

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