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Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Goodbye Riverbank : The Barwon - Namoi People Tell Their Story
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'Northwestern NSW was forcibly taken by white settlers in the mid nineteenth century. Surviving land owners were moved on, placed on missions and reserves, but kept returning to the riverbank. In this book, descendants protray past upheavals and their hopes for the future.' (Source: TROVE)

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Notes

  • Dedication:

    Dedication: "I wish to dedicate this book to the local Aboriginal families who shared their lives with me and so helped me to understand the children I taught at St Joseph's school in Walgett for the last twenty-six years. My Aboriginal friends made me feel welcome and taught me much of what I know about my new country. The also listened to stories about my first home in Slovenia.


    • Cilka Zagar"
  • This work includes:

    1 The Coming of the White Man

    2 Hard Work on the Stations

    3 The Stolen Generations

    4 Moving all the Time: Missions and Reserves

    5 Around the Second World War

    6 The Forties, Fifties and Sixties

    7 Jail and Detention

    8 Family

    9 Protest Movements

    10 After the Referendum: The Problems of Today

    11 A Contemporary Autobiography: Muriel Dennis

    12 The Nineties: Health and Reconciliation

Contents

* Contents derived from the Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,:Magabala Books , 2000 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Contemporary Autobiography in Letters : Muriel Dennis, Muriel Dennis , 2000 single work life story

Muriel Dennis talks about her life after the passing of her Grandmother, Muriel Dennis-Hunter.

(p. 145-157)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 2000 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Magabala Books
      Extent: x, 182 p.p.
      Description: col. illus., ports.
      ISBN: 1875641637

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BlackWords : Indigenous Stories Told Collectively Anita Heiss , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 5)

In this essay Heiss discusses and explains the important role of anthologies in the creation of communities of writers and in acknowledging, consolidating and launching writing careers.

Collaboration and Resistance in Indigenous Life Writing Michael Jacklin , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian-Canadian Studies , vol. 20 no. 1 2002; (p. 27-45)
Compares life narratives of Australian and Canadian Indigenous groups.
Collaboration and Resistance in Indigenous Life Writing Michael Jacklin , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian-Canadian Studies , vol. 20 no. 1 2002; (p. 27-45)
Compares life narratives of Australian and Canadian Indigenous groups.
BlackWords : Indigenous Stories Told Collectively Anita Heiss , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 5)

In this essay Heiss discusses and explains the important role of anthologies in the creation of communities of writers and in acknowledging, consolidating and launching writing careers.

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