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The Rainbow Beach man : the life and times of Les Ridgeway, Worimi elder, John Ramsland

Label
The Rainbow Beach man : the life and times of Les Ridgeway, Worimi elder
Title
The Rainbow Beach man
Title remainder
the life and times of Les Ridgeway, Worimi elder
Statement of responsibility
John Ramsland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
ANL
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1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ramsland, John
Dewey number
305.89915092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Bugg, Mary Ann
  • Dixon, Retta
  • Perkins, Charles
  • Ridgeway, Leslie Arthur
  • Ridgeway family
  • Sands family
  • Simon, Ella
  • Ward, Frederick Wordsworth
  • Aborigines Inland Mission of Australia
  • New South Wales.
  • New South Wales
  • New South Wales
  • Australia
  • United Aborigines Mission
  • Worimi (Australian people)
  • Worimi (Australian people)
  • Civil service
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Australia
Label
The Rainbow Beach man : the life and times of Les Ridgeway, Worimi elder, John Ramsland
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Chapter One: Worimi Legacy - Worimi traditional economy - Scott's descriptions of the Worimi - Initiation ceremonies - First contacts - Robert Dawson and the 'friendly treaty' - Anthropologists and the Worimi - The Kattang (Kutthung) language - Sacred ceremonies and rituals - Worimi material culture -- Chapter Two: Childhood and family - Washing day memories - The baby, the infant and his parents - Aboriginal and European ancestry - Early developments at Karuah - The Karuah Aboriginal School - Les Ridgeway's first school days - Moving to Purfleet - Manager-Teachers from 1932 - The Aboriginal Schools curriculum - Purfleet school days - Childhood landscapes -- Chapter 3: Down the Road - The 1940 Amendment Act - The dairy farm at Glenthorne - A prawning enterprise - The "Big Smoke" - Accidents - War's end - Heading for Queensland - Returning to Platt's Estate - The fighting Sands Brothers - On to Sydney - To Canberra - The return -- Chapter 4: A climate of change - Conference of welfare workers - Change in the Board's agenda - Beginnings at Murrin Bridge - Forced transfer to Brewarrina - Relieving manager - A closely-fought poll - The Crawford Committee, 1967 - Further disappointments - The demise of the AWB - The AWB fights back - The need for communication - The NSW Aboriginal Act 1969 - Continued mixed reactions - The first director of Aboriginal Affairs - Change -- Change 5: Mixed Marriages - Mary Ann Bugg and Thunderbolt - The Captain's lady - James Bugg and Charlotte - Moorinna or Mary Ann - The fatal bullet - Mixed-race family dynasties -- Chapter 6: Religious dimensions - The Aborigines Inland Mission - The life of Retta Long - Alexander Russell and the AIM - The United Aborigines Mission - Ella Simon, Evangelist - Seventh-day Adventism -- Chapter 7: A new era - Cabbage Tree Island days - History of Cabbage Tree Island Reserve -- Commonwealth and State initiatives - The New South Wales Lands Trust - The Aborigines Advisory Council - The New Aborigines Advisory Council - The 1973 Sixth Form seminar - Enter Charles Perkins - Joining the Commonwealth - The Cyclone Tracey devastation - Les Ridgeway and the DAA - Port Macquarie -- Chapter Reflections on experience - Stone arrangements, North Arm Cove - As a Public Servant - Awards, conferences and school visits - Confrontation at Forster - The Hand-back at Stockton Bight - Iris Lydia Russell, 1925-2008 - The mediation - A grandson's achievements - The voice of a Worimi Elder - Tracing family history - Aboriginal identity -- Appendices: Parents and children -- Grandchildren -- Parents, brothers & sisters -- Aboriginal Ridgeway family history -- The Waddington connection -- Aborigines on or near Karuah Reserve -- Thoughts - Judgement --"Little Aboriginal People"
Control code
000044204966
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 452 p.
Isbn
9781921221927
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., facsims, maps, ports.
Label
The Rainbow Beach man : the life and times of Les Ridgeway, Worimi elder, John Ramsland
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Chapter One: Worimi Legacy - Worimi traditional economy - Scott's descriptions of the Worimi - Initiation ceremonies - First contacts - Robert Dawson and the 'friendly treaty' - Anthropologists and the Worimi - The Kattang (Kutthung) language - Sacred ceremonies and rituals - Worimi material culture -- Chapter Two: Childhood and family - Washing day memories - The baby, the infant and his parents - Aboriginal and European ancestry - Early developments at Karuah - The Karuah Aboriginal School - Les Ridgeway's first school days - Moving to Purfleet - Manager-Teachers from 1932 - The Aboriginal Schools curriculum - Purfleet school days - Childhood landscapes -- Chapter 3: Down the Road - The 1940 Amendment Act - The dairy farm at Glenthorne - A prawning enterprise - The "Big Smoke" - Accidents - War's end - Heading for Queensland - Returning to Platt's Estate - The fighting Sands Brothers - On to Sydney - To Canberra - The return -- Chapter 4: A climate of change - Conference of welfare workers - Change in the Board's agenda - Beginnings at Murrin Bridge - Forced transfer to Brewarrina - Relieving manager - A closely-fought poll - The Crawford Committee, 1967 - Further disappointments - The demise of the AWB - The AWB fights back - The need for communication - The NSW Aboriginal Act 1969 - Continued mixed reactions - The first director of Aboriginal Affairs - Change -- Change 5: Mixed Marriages - Mary Ann Bugg and Thunderbolt - The Captain's lady - James Bugg and Charlotte - Moorinna or Mary Ann - The fatal bullet - Mixed-race family dynasties -- Chapter 6: Religious dimensions - The Aborigines Inland Mission - The life of Retta Long - Alexander Russell and the AIM - The United Aborigines Mission - Ella Simon, Evangelist - Seventh-day Adventism -- Chapter 7: A new era - Cabbage Tree Island days - History of Cabbage Tree Island Reserve -- Commonwealth and State initiatives - The New South Wales Lands Trust - The Aborigines Advisory Council - The New Aborigines Advisory Council - The 1973 Sixth Form seminar - Enter Charles Perkins - Joining the Commonwealth - The Cyclone Tracey devastation - Les Ridgeway and the DAA - Port Macquarie -- Chapter Reflections on experience - Stone arrangements, North Arm Cove - As a Public Servant - Awards, conferences and school visits - Confrontation at Forster - The Hand-back at Stockton Bight - Iris Lydia Russell, 1925-2008 - The mediation - A grandson's achievements - The voice of a Worimi Elder - Tracing family history - Aboriginal identity -- Appendices: Parents and children -- Grandchildren -- Parents, brothers & sisters -- Aboriginal Ridgeway family history -- The Waddington connection -- Aborigines on or near Karuah Reserve -- Thoughts - Judgement --"Little Aboriginal People"
Control code
000044204966
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 452 p.
Isbn
9781921221927
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., facsims, maps, ports.

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