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The Resource I'd rather dig potatoes : Clamor Schurmann and the Aborigines of South Australia 1838-1853, Edwin A. Schurmann

I'd rather dig potatoes : Clamor Schurmann and the Aborigines of South Australia 1838-1853, Edwin A. Schurmann

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I'd rather dig potatoes : Clamor Schurmann and the Aborigines of South Australia 1838-1853
Title
I'd rather dig potatoes
Title remainder
Clamor Schurmann and the Aborigines of South Australia 1838-1853
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Edwin A. Schurmann
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Subject
Summary
Work of Clamor Schurmann from Dresden Missionary Society around Adelaide and Port Lincoln areas 1838-1858; biographical information and personal names re local Aboriginal people; work as Deputy Protector of Aborigines; work on dictionary of native vocabulary; establishment of school for native children which was later absorbed into Poonindie Mission; attempts to intervene in massacres and other indiscriminate killing of Aboriginal people in retaliation for killing of whites and theft of food; Police Commissioner, Major OHalloran given authority to try, sentence and execute Aboriginal people by Governor Gawler; body ornamentation; weapons and utensils especially skin; food and hunting and gathering techniques; marriage and treatment of women; traditional medicine; initiation rites; sorcery and afterdeath beliefs; fighting; mortuary practices; bullroarers; encounters with Nawo, Ngadjun and Ngaiawang people
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1917-
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Schurmann, Ted
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  • Schürmann, C. W.
  • Dresden Missionary Society
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I'd rather dig potatoes : Clamor Schurmann and the Aborigines of South Australia 1838-1853, Edwin A. Schurmann
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 261
Control code
M0067351
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
269 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780859103916
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.;
Stock number
08572b
System control number
0003030
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I'd rather dig potatoes : Clamor Schurmann and the Aborigines of South Australia 1838-1853, Edwin A. Schurmann
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 261
Control code
M0067351
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
269 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780859103916
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.;
Stock number
08572b
System control number
0003030

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