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The Resource Living with the land : Aborigines in Tasmania

Living with the land : Aborigines in Tasmania

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Living with the land : Aborigines in Tasmania
Title
Living with the land : Aborigines in Tasmania
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Summary
For children; History of Tasmanian Aborigines from pre-contact to contemporary times for upper primary and secondary students; each book contains detailed biographies; Book 1; details Aboriginal daily life, religion ceremony, location of clans and tribes at time of European exploration and first colonisation; Book 2; describes Aboriginal resistance to settlement and subsequent Black Line; Book 3; follows fate of bands who surrendered to Robinson and were imprisoned at Sarah Island; Book 4; describes Wybalenna and Oyster Bay settlements; Book 5; traces the history of Aboriginal children adopted by Europeans and Aboriginal leaders with Robinson; Book 6; traces history of survivors on mainland Tasmania and on Hunter and Furneaux groups in Bass Strait; Book 7; summarises government policy towards mutton-birders and residents of Cape Barren Island, describes the development of identity through Tasmanian Aboriginal Centres and reminiscences of childhood and mutton-birding on Cape Barren Island and racial discrimination when forced to move to Launceston
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Felton, Heather
Series statement
Aborigines in Tasmania
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  • Robinson, George Augustus
  • Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
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Living with the land : Aborigines in Tasmania
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Publication
Note
Contents; Bk. 1, Invasion - Bk. 2, Resistance - Bk. 3, Dispossession - Bk. 4, From optimism to despair - Bk. 5, Adapting and resisting - Bk. 6, Continuity and change - Bk. 7, Family and community; Includes bibliographies and indexes
Control code
M0011989
Extent
7 v.; ill., maps, ports.
Immediate source of acquisition
2nd copies of Vols. 1, 2, 3, 5 & 7 donated by Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation
Isbn
9780724618200
Isbn Type
(Bk.6)
Stock number
09746b
System control number
0009800
Label
Living with the land : Aborigines in Tasmania
Publication
Note
Contents; Bk. 1, Invasion - Bk. 2, Resistance - Bk. 3, Dispossession - Bk. 4, From optimism to despair - Bk. 5, Adapting and resisting - Bk. 6, Continuity and change - Bk. 7, Family and community; Includes bibliographies and indexes
Control code
M0011989
Extent
7 v.; ill., maps, ports.
Immediate source of acquisition
2nd copies of Vols. 1, 2, 3, 5 & 7 donated by Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation
Isbn
9780724618200
Isbn Type
(Bk.6)
Stock number
09746b
System control number
0009800

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