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The Resource "Sung for generations" : "Old" Joe Bungaree's tales about Red Kangaroo, an 18th Century Gamilaraay "Big-Man" of the central Namoi River NSW : the "Red Chief" of Ion Idriess..., documents transcribed, with commentary by Michael O'Rourke

"Sung for generations" : "Old" Joe Bungaree's tales about Red Kangaroo, an 18th Century Gamilaraay "Big-Man" of the central Namoi River NSW : the "Red Chief" of Ion Idriess..., documents transcribed, with commentary by Michael O'Rourke

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"Sung for generations" : "Old" Joe Bungaree's tales about Red Kangaroo, an 18th Century Gamilaraay "Big-Man" of the central Namoi River NSW : the "Red Chief" of Ion Idriess...
Title
"Sung for generations"
Title remainder
"Old" Joe Bungaree's tales about Red Kangaroo, an 18th Century Gamilaraay "Big-Man" of the central Namoi River NSW : the "Red Chief" of Ion Idriess...
Statement of responsibility
documents transcribed, with commentary by Michael O'Rourke
Title variation
"Sung for generations"
Title variation remainder
tales of Red Kangaroo war-leader of Gunnedah : the Ewing manuscripts
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Commentary on the J. P. Ewing / Joe Bungaree documents; discusses place names and language / group boundaries; people and history; aspects of culture; who was Red Kangaroo; transcription of the documents; Jinnie's story mentions King Cuttabush and King Togee
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1951-
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O'Rourke, Michael J.
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  • Gunnerah, Cumbo
  • Bungaree, Joe
  • Griffin, Jinnie
  • Ewing, John P
  • Idriess, Ion L.
  • Kamilaroi (Australian people)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Gunnedah (N.S.W.)
Label
"Sung for generations" : "Old" Joe Bungaree's tales about Red Kangaroo, an 18th Century Gamilaraay "Big-Man" of the central Namoi River NSW : the "Red Chief" of Ion Idriess..., documents transcribed, with commentary by Michael O'Rourke
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Publication
Note
  • See also MS 1453 "The Ewing documents"
  • "With a synoptic account of the traditional culture and a summary of the "white invasion" 1826-1926
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 431-477
Contents
Geography and place names: physical geography and climate; fauna and flora; The Kamilaroi speaking lands; the name "Gunnedah" -- People and history: Aborigines, explorers and settlers; Feuds, war and disease; Chronology of the central-north and Gunnedah; The Griffin, Cain and Orr families of Coonabarabran and Gunnedah -- Aspects of culture: material culture in the Ewing papers; Kinship and the naming system -- Oral and written traditions: oral traditions: religion, history, entertainment; oral history and the epic; Authenticity "versus" storytelling; Dimensions of style -- Who was Red Kangaroo?: outline of his life and career -- Document 1: Sydney Mail article: :the grave and bones of Cumbo Gunerah" -- Document 2: Article in The Land: "Gunnedah's Aboriginal God-father and his deeds -- Photographs -- The Ewing papers -- Document 3A short title: "the 1945 letter" : John Ewing's letter to Russell McDonagh: the opening of Red Kangaroo's grave -- Document 3B short title: "The death and career" Stanley Ewing's account of the excavation; and Joe Bungaree's tales of Red Kangaroo, as related to Sergeant Ewing -- Document 3C: short title: :The Cassilis raid" : how Red Kangaroo baited his trap to catch the powerfull Cassillis tribe -- Document 3C: text, commentary and notes -- Document 3D: fragmentary papers -- Document 3E : short title "Jinnie's tale" - Jinnie Griffin's tale of the raid on Coonabarabran by the Cassilis men -- Document 4: Ion Idriess's preface to "the Red Chief" [pages vii-xx of the 1953 edition] -- Appendix 1: Outline of Idriess's novella "The Red Chief" (1953) -- Appendix 2: The age of carved trees -- Appendix 3: More on semi-evergreen vine thicket -- Appendix 4: Smoke signals? -- Maps and illustrations
Extent
vi, 478, 16 p.
Isbn
9780646446370
Label
"Sung for generations" : "Old" Joe Bungaree's tales about Red Kangaroo, an 18th Century Gamilaraay "Big-Man" of the central Namoi River NSW : the "Red Chief" of Ion Idriess..., documents transcribed, with commentary by Michael O'Rourke
Publication
Note
  • See also MS 1453 "The Ewing documents"
  • "With a synoptic account of the traditional culture and a summary of the "white invasion" 1826-1926
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 431-477
Contents
Geography and place names: physical geography and climate; fauna and flora; The Kamilaroi speaking lands; the name "Gunnedah" -- People and history: Aborigines, explorers and settlers; Feuds, war and disease; Chronology of the central-north and Gunnedah; The Griffin, Cain and Orr families of Coonabarabran and Gunnedah -- Aspects of culture: material culture in the Ewing papers; Kinship and the naming system -- Oral and written traditions: oral traditions: religion, history, entertainment; oral history and the epic; Authenticity "versus" storytelling; Dimensions of style -- Who was Red Kangaroo?: outline of his life and career -- Document 1: Sydney Mail article: :the grave and bones of Cumbo Gunerah" -- Document 2: Article in The Land: "Gunnedah's Aboriginal God-father and his deeds -- Photographs -- The Ewing papers -- Document 3A short title: "the 1945 letter" : John Ewing's letter to Russell McDonagh: the opening of Red Kangaroo's grave -- Document 3B short title: "The death and career" Stanley Ewing's account of the excavation; and Joe Bungaree's tales of Red Kangaroo, as related to Sergeant Ewing -- Document 3C: short title: :The Cassilis raid" : how Red Kangaroo baited his trap to catch the powerfull Cassillis tribe -- Document 3C: text, commentary and notes -- Document 3D: fragmentary papers -- Document 3E : short title "Jinnie's tale" - Jinnie Griffin's tale of the raid on Coonabarabran by the Cassilis men -- Document 4: Ion Idriess's preface to "the Red Chief" [pages vii-xx of the 1953 edition] -- Appendix 1: Outline of Idriess's novella "The Red Chief" (1953) -- Appendix 2: The age of carved trees -- Appendix 3: More on semi-evergreen vine thicket -- Appendix 4: Smoke signals? -- Maps and illustrations
Extent
vi, 478, 16 p.
Isbn
9780646446370

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