Issue Details: First known date: 1979 1979
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'Reviews the modern history of the Aboriginal people of the Lower Murray lakes in South Australia. Traces the disastrous effects upon Aboriginal tribal life following the arrival of white men and the courageous effort by individuals who have sought to salvage their lost culture.'

Notes

  • This work contains the chapters:

    1. The Dispossession of the Ngarrindjeri

    2. The Destruction of the Nation

    3. Enter the Aborigines' Friends' Association

    4. George Taplin's Early Years

    6. George Taplin's Later Years

    6. The People Through Taplin's Writings

    7. Raukkan under Frederick Taplin (1879-89)

    8. Years of Climax and Decline (1889-1911)

    9. The Final Years of AFA Control (1911-15)

    10. Conclusion

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Adelaide, South Australia,: Rigby , 1979 .
      Extent: 300p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes appendices,bibliography and index.
      • Publication of this book was made by the assistance of a grant from the Aboriginal Arts Board of the Australia Council.
      ISBN: 072701112X

Works about this Work

The Uniqueness of the BlackWords Resource : Memoir of an Indexer Irene Howe , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 14 no. 3 2014;

'Since its launch in 2007 BlackWords has enjoyed strong Indigenous leadership and a dedicated Indigenous team, allowing Indigenous storytellers, academics and researchers to determine its look, content, and scope. The BlackWords team of researchers and indexers is a community consisting of individuals from across institutions such as the University of Queensland, the University of Western Australia, Flinders University, the University of Sydney, the University of Wollongong and AIATSIS, each of whom has brought their own expertise and specialist interest to the database (BlackWords; Holt; Kilner 62). ' (Author's introduction)

The Uniqueness of the BlackWords Resource : Memoir of an Indexer Irene Howe , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 14 no. 3 2014;

'Since its launch in 2007 BlackWords has enjoyed strong Indigenous leadership and a dedicated Indigenous team, allowing Indigenous storytellers, academics and researchers to determine its look, content, and scope. The BlackWords team of researchers and indexers is a community consisting of individuals from across institutions such as the University of Queensland, the University of Western Australia, Flinders University, the University of Sydney, the University of Wollongong and AIATSIS, each of whom has brought their own expertise and specialist interest to the database (BlackWords; Holt; Kilner 62). ' (Author's introduction)

Awards

1978 winner South Australian Biennial History Prize. This prize was sponsored by the Government of South Australia.
Last amended 30 Apr 2014 15:43:04
Subjects:
  • Point McLeay Mission Station (1859-1974), Lake Alexandrina, Fleurieu Peninsula - Lake Alexandrina, South Australia,
  • South Australia,
  • Murray River,
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