The Resource Circus macabre, Carolyn Barry

Circus macabre, Carolyn Barry

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Circus macabre
Title
Circus macabre
Statement of responsibility
Carolyn Barry
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Retells the story of Tambo and his countrymen and women who were taken overseas (from Palm Island and Hinchinbrook Island) by Barnum and Bailey's circus in the 1880s and 1890s; later a second group from Mungalla Station were taken overseas; the full story is told in Roslyn Poignant's book "Professional savages : captive lives and western spectacle"; Tambo's body was returned and buried in a traditional ceremony led by Walter Palm Island in 1994
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Barry, Carolyn
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Tambo
  • Palm Island, Walter
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Circus macabre, Carolyn Barry
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Circus macabre, Carolyn Barry
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    • 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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