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The life of Bennelong : living in two cultures, Barrie Sheppard

Label
The life of Bennelong : living in two cultures
Title
The life of Bennelong
Title remainder
living in two cultures
Statement of responsibility
Barrie Sheppard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The life and times of Bennelong, a young Wanghal man of the Sydney Harbour area at the time of the Arrival of the First Fleet, athletic ability, meaning of the name 'Bennelong', friendship with Governor Phillip, oral tradition, arrival of settlers and soldiers, guns, views on treatment of convicts, taking land, British views on Aboriginal peoples, British belief in their superiority, Wanghal people as a warrior tribe, 'savages', capture of two Wanghal men to teach British customs, Arabanoo, Colbee, Bennelong taking to British ways, mimicry, trying to make an alliances, the spearing of Governor Phillip, restoring friendly relations, gift of a hatchet to Bennelong, building of a house, use of names 'Be-anna' and 'Dooroow', Barangaroo's beauty, birth of her baby 'Dilboong', Barangaroo's funeral, death of baby, the importance of the birthplace, sailing to England, scientific interest in Bennelong, death of Imeerawanyee through pnemonia, travels through London, return to Australian on 'Reliance', rejection of Bennelong by the Wanghal people, drunkenness & death, rememberence of Bennelong, Bennelong Point, Timeline, Glossary
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sheppard, Barrie
Dewey number
994.0049915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
For primary students
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Australia changing times
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bennelong
  • Barangaroo
  • Daringa
  • Colbee
  • Barangaroo
  • Tench, Watkin
  • Phillip, Arthur
  • Arabanoo
  • Dilboong
  • Imeerawanyee
  • Hunter, John
  • Bass, George
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The life of Bennelong : living in two cultures, Barrie Sheppard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Who was Bennelong? -- Seeing through Aboriginal eyes -- Seeing through British eyes -- Kidnapped! -- Bennelong the captive -- Governor Phillip is speared -- Panic or payback? -- Reconciling -- Good friends -- Bennelong and Barangaroo -- Bennelong in England -- Back in Sydney -- Bennelong today -- Bennelong timeline
Control code
000026678364
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9781740709552
Other physical details
col. ill., ports.
Label
The life of Bennelong : living in two cultures, Barrie Sheppard
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Who was Bennelong? -- Seeing through Aboriginal eyes -- Seeing through British eyes -- Kidnapped! -- Bennelong the captive -- Governor Phillip is speared -- Panic or payback? -- Reconciling -- Good friends -- Bennelong and Barangaroo -- Bennelong in England -- Back in Sydney -- Bennelong today -- Bennelong timeline
Control code
000026678364
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9781740709552
Other physical details
col. ill., ports.

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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