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

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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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