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The Resource From bullock team to Puffing Billy : the Atherton Tableland and its hinterland ; Aborigines and settlers 1860s to 1994, Edwina Toohey

From bullock team to Puffing Billy : the Atherton Tableland and its hinterland ; Aborigines and settlers 1860s to 1994, Edwina Toohey

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From bullock team to Puffing Billy : the Atherton Tableland and its hinterland ; Aborigines and settlers 1860s to 1994
Title
From bullock team to Puffing Billy
Title remainder
the Atherton Tableland and its hinterland ; Aborigines and settlers 1860s to 1994
Statement of responsibility
Edwina Toohey
Title variation
From bullock team to Puffing Billy
Title variation remainder
the settling of the Atherton Tableland and its hinterland
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Settlement and Indigenous history of the Atherton Tableland and hinterland; describes the trade routes (pathways) used by local Indigenous people and their usefulness to early European explorers; establishment and prosperity of Evelyn station; conflicts with Mbabaram people; Ngatjen people at Cur-Cur; Aboriginal involvement in mining; Ngadyan creation story for Lakes Eacham and Barrine; Woodleigh station; Dyirbal people and the Mitchell family at Ravenshoe; photos of people from Bellenden-Ker and Atherton Tableland and rationing at Ravenshoe; Cassowary people of the Mamu and relations at Millaa Millaa; Tchuken Bora Ground; removal of people from Malanda to Palm Island; Aboriginal people of Malanda
Cataloging source
ANL
Citation source
Indexed selectively by ABI, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographical Index
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Toohey, Edwina
Dewey number
994.36
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Atherton, John
  • Pioneers
Label
From bullock team to Puffing Billy : the Atherton Tableland and its hinterland ; Aborigines and settlers 1860s to 1994, Edwina Toohey
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. John Atherton's cattle run at Mareeba -- 2. the Gillies Highway emerges from a packhorse drill -- 3. Heberton: the Tin-rush town of the 1880s -- 4. The first selectors on the Evelyn Tableland -- 5. By Cobb & Co to the Gulf via mining towns of Watsonville, Montalbion, Irvinebank, Newellton -- 6. The founding of Atherton and its pioneering farms -- 7. Ancient stories from Mt Bartle Frere, the crater lakes of the Atheron Tableland, the Seven Sisters and the Boulders -- 8. Tree landmarks on the Atherton Tableland -- 9. The Chillagoe copper mine and limestone caves -- 10. Mining and cattle, the story of Mt Garnet, Coolgarra, Woodleigh and Mandalee -- 11. Stories from Ravenshoe and the Koombooloomba goldfields -- 12. The magnificent hardwoods of the Evelyn Tableland -- 13. The Aboriginal people and trailblazers of Millaa Millaa -- 14. Tales from early Malanda, Yungaburra and Kureen
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
100 pages, [24] plates
Isbn
9781875998975
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdacontent
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, maps
Label
From bullock team to Puffing Billy : the Atherton Tableland and its hinterland ; Aborigines and settlers 1860s to 1994, Edwina Toohey
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. John Atherton's cattle run at Mareeba -- 2. the Gillies Highway emerges from a packhorse drill -- 3. Heberton: the Tin-rush town of the 1880s -- 4. The first selectors on the Evelyn Tableland -- 5. By Cobb & Co to the Gulf via mining towns of Watsonville, Montalbion, Irvinebank, Newellton -- 6. The founding of Atherton and its pioneering farms -- 7. Ancient stories from Mt Bartle Frere, the crater lakes of the Atheron Tableland, the Seven Sisters and the Boulders -- 8. Tree landmarks on the Atherton Tableland -- 9. The Chillagoe copper mine and limestone caves -- 10. Mining and cattle, the story of Mt Garnet, Coolgarra, Woodleigh and Mandalee -- 11. Stories from Ravenshoe and the Koombooloomba goldfields -- 12. The magnificent hardwoods of the Evelyn Tableland -- 13. The Aboriginal people and trailblazers of Millaa Millaa -- 14. Tales from early Malanda, Yungaburra and Kureen
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
100 pages, [24] plates
Isbn
9781875998975
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdacontent
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, maps

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