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y separately published work icon The Kombumerri : Aboriginal People of the Gold Coast anthology   non-fiction   diary   oral history   poetry   short story  
Alternative title: Aboriginal People of the Gold Coast : The Kombumerri
Issue Details: First known date: 1997... 1997 The Kombumerri : Aboriginal People of the Gold Coast
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In this book the author presents information from an Aboriginal perspective on the Aboriginal Kombumerri people of the Gold Coast and Beaudesert Region. In explaining tradition life, the author had included 'information from neighbouring Aboriginal clans who share the Yugambeh language as their customs and practices have been described as similar.' (Source: Rory O'Connor: page 4)

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Notes

  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to my parents, Terrence Michael O'Connor and Patricia O'Connor (nee Yuke). My mother, among other achievements has been instrumental in helping to revitalise the traditional language of the Kombumerri people, the Yugambeh language, which was once considered lost. She also played a key role in establishing the Yugambeh Museum. My father, since his retirement, has devoted countless hours of his considerable and diverse talents to supporting mum and her work. For me he has also been an endless source of support and good humour.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Brisbane, Queensland,:Rory O'Connor , 1997 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Foreword, Trevor McKenna , 1997 single work criticism (p. ix, xi)
Foreword, Neville Bonner , 1997 single work criticism (p. 3)
Preface, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work criticism (p. 4)
The Kombumerri : A Portrait, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work non-fiction (p. 8, 10)
The Importance of Jellurgal, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work oral history (p. 11, 12)
Reminders of Traditional Life, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work oral history (p. 13)
Historical Events, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work non-fiction (p. 14, 18)
Daily and Social Gatherings, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work non-fiction oral history (p. 20, 24)
Hunting and Fighting, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work non-fiction diary column (p. 24, 29)
Dingoes and Hunting Dogs, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work non-fiction oral history (p. 30, 31)
Food Preparation, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work non-fiction oral history poetry (p. 32, 35)
Legends Around Jellurgal, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work prose oral history dreaming story Indigenous story (p. 37, 43)
Kombumerri Sports and Games, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work non-fiction column oral history (p. 44, 48)
Life After Contact : First Impressions, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work non-fiction column diary (p. 50, 53)
Life After Contact : New Rules, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work non-fiction column (p. 54, 56)
The Native Police, Bullum , 1997 single work oral history (p. 57, 59)
The Escape of Keendahn, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work biography (p. 60)
Staying on the Land, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work non-fiction (p. 64, 65)
Staying on the Land : Canungra Charlie, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work biography (p. 64)
Staying on the Land : Bilin Bilin, Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work biography (p. 65)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Brisbane, Queensland,: Rory O'Connor , 1997 .
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      Extent: 80p.
      Description: col. illus. maps.
      Note/s:
      • On title page: ngulli yahnbai gulli bahn bugal bugalehn, we are still here.
      • This book was funded through the Department of Environment, Heritage Estate Grants programme.
      • Includes a list of historical events pages 14-18.
      ISBN: 0646310755

Works about this Work

"ngulli Yahnbai Gulli Bahn Bugal Bugalehn"- We Are Still Here 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Our Languages Are the Voice of the Land : the FATSIL Newsletter , July vol. 6 no. 1997;

— Review of The Kombumerri : Aboriginal People of the Gold Coast 1997 anthology non-fiction diary oral history poetry short story
'Written by Rory O'Connor, the book offers a well researched history of the locality, and highlights the ongoing work of the Kombumerri people in retrieving and maintaining both their language and culture.'
Preface Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Kombumerri : Aboriginal People of the Gold Coast 1997; (p. 4)
Foreword Neville Bonner , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Kombumerri : Aboriginal People of the Gold Coast 1997; (p. 3)
"ngulli Yahnbai Gulli Bahn Bugal Bugalehn"- We Are Still Here 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Our Languages Are the Voice of the Land : the FATSIL Newsletter , July vol. 6 no. 1997;

— Review of The Kombumerri : Aboriginal People of the Gold Coast 1997 anthology non-fiction diary oral history poetry short story
'Written by Rory O'Connor, the book offers a well researched history of the locality, and highlights the ongoing work of the Kombumerri people in retrieving and maintaining both their language and culture.'
Foreword Neville Bonner , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Kombumerri : Aboriginal People of the Gold Coast 1997; (p. 3)
Preface Rory O'Connor , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Kombumerri : Aboriginal People of the Gold Coast 1997; (p. 4)
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