Coverart for item
The Resource A nomad was our guide : the story of a journey through the land of the Wongi - the central desert of Australia - 1953, by William Grayden

A nomad was our guide : the story of a journey through the land of the Wongi - the central desert of Australia - 1953, by William Grayden

Label
A nomad was our guide : the story of a journey through the land of the Wongi - the central desert of Australia - 1953
Title
A nomad was our guide
Title remainder
the story of a journey through the land of the Wongi - the central desert of Australia - 1953
Statement of responsibility
by William Grayden
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Diary of 1953 motorized trip, through Wongi land, Central Desert of Australia; trip an unsuccesful search for iron box, rumoured to have been left by the Leichhardt Expedition which disappeared in 1848; box reportedly seen by Aboriginal people; discussions with the Laverton Aborigines regarding box location; guides were Big Jimmy, Mitawalinya and Boondaroo; visits to Cosmo Newberry and to Warburton Mission; contacts with Aboriginal people and observations on their food, weapons, living conditions, way of life etc.; Mitawalinya's visit to Perth
Cataloging source
ISBN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grayden, William
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mitalwalinya
  • Big Jimmy
  • Boondaroo
  • Grayden, William
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Warburton region (W.A.)
  • Rawlinson Range (W. A.)
Label
A nomad was our guide : the story of a journey through the land of the Wongi - the central desert of Australia - 1953, by William Grayden
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000023752822
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
188 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated by Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780958128506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration (some colour), portraits
Label
A nomad was our guide : the story of a journey through the land of the Wongi - the central desert of Australia - 1953, by William Grayden
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000023752822
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
188 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 donated by Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780958128506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration (some colour), portraits

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
Processing Feedback ...