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Author Rose, Deborah Bird, 1946-

Title Hidden histories : black stories from Victoria River Downs, Humbert River and Wave Hill Stations / Deborah Bird Rose
Published Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, 1991

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 W'PONDS  636.2010922 Ros/Hhb  DUE 30-05-24
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 MELB  994.290049915 ROS-H  AVAILABLE
 MELB  994.290049915 ROS-H  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 268 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Summary Contact history of Victoria River Downs, Wave Hill and Humbert River Stations based on Aboriginal oral accounts; brief outline of Prehistory, traditional culture and territorial groupings (Ngarinman, Mudbura, Bilinara, Ngaliwurru, Karangpurru, Wardaman, Gurindji, Malngin); Captain Cook mythology and the contradictions of the early settlement; case studies of killings examined; role of police and police trackers; destruction of the Karangpurru and Nyiwanawu; Humbert River Mudbura Aboriginal Reserve; Aboriginal perception of social justice; wages and unionism; Vesteys and Borril labour and production management; effects of Welfare policies; station violence, interpersonal relations and sexual conflict; accounts of working lives on stations; demographic estimates; impact of the Wave Hill strike (1966); the Gibb Committee; establishment of Daguragu, Yarralin, Lingara, and Pigeon Hole communities; Stokes Range, Timber Creek, Kidman Springs - Jasper Gorge, Bilinara land claims
Analysis Geschichte
Aboriginal land rights
Aborigines
Biography
Cattle industry
History
Humbert River (NT)
Multiple killings
Northern Territory
Prisoners
Victoria River Downs (NT)
Wave Hill Station (NT)
Notes Bibliography; p. [267]-268
Bibliography Bibliography: page <267>-268
Notes Deborah Bird Rose 1991
Copy 4 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Humbert River Homestead (N.T.) -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Reservations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Treatment -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- History.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.
Farm life -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Biography.
Ranch life -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Ranch life -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Biography.
SUBJECT Humbert River (Homestead : N.T.) -- Biography
Humbert River (Homstead : N.T.) -- History
Humbert River Homestead (N.T.) -- History
Humbert River Station (N.T.)
Victoria River Downs (N.T.)
Victoria River Downs (N.T.) -- Biography
Victoria River Downs (N.T.) -- History
Victoria River Downs Station (N.T.) -- History
Wave Hill Station (N.T.)
Wave Hill Station (N.T.) -- Biography
Wave Hill Station (N.T.) -- History
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
LC no. 92104388
ISBN 0855752246