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Aboriginal Sydney : a guide to important places of the past and present / Melinda Hinkson ; photography Alana Harris
Bib ID 2467024
Format BookBook
Author
Hinkson, Melinda
 
Description Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2001 
xxvi, 174 p. : col. ill., col maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0855753706 (paperback)
Summary

Both a guide book and an alternative social history told through 50 places of significance to Sydney's indigenous people. The sites, and their accompanying stories and photographs, evoke Sydney's ancient past and celebrate the living Aboriginal culture of the present.

Full contents
  • The Central Business District Sites 1
  • 11
  • 1 Tank Stream public artworks Sydney's first water supply
  • 2 Bennelong Point, the Sydney Opera House Bennelong
  • 3 Cadi Jam Ora display, Royal Botanic Gardens Initiation ceremonies at Farm Cove, Aboriginal plant use
  • 4 Yiribana Gallery, Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • 5 Museum of Sydney, site of first Government House, Aboriginal visitors to Government House
  • 6 Indigenous Australians Exhibition, Australian Museum
  • 7 Bayagul, Powerhouse Museum
  • 8 The Sydney Observatory, Learning from each other
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 166-169.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians - New South Wales - Sydney.  |  Sydney (N.S.W.) - Guidebooks.
Other authors/contributors Harris, Alana, 1966-  |  Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
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505 0 |a16 Midden, Reef Beach Canoes -- 17 Engravings, Grotto Point Smallpox Bungaree and the 'Native Farm' -- 18 Rock shelter, Balmoral Beach Whales The spearing of Governor Phillip -- 19 Burial site, Bennelong Park, Putney -- .North of Sydney Sites 20--24 - KU-Ring --Gai Chase National Park Sites 20--23 -- 2O Engravings, The Basin Track Understanding Aboriginal rock engravings -- 21 Engravings, The Echidna Track -- 22 Stencils, Red Hands Cave -- 23 Lookout, West Head Other sites in Ku--ring--gai Chase Park -- 24 Engravings, Bantry Bay, Garigal National Park -- Inner South Sites 25--30 - Redfern Sites 25--27 -- 25 The Empress Hotel -- 26 Aboriginal community organisations The Aboriginal Housing Company The Aboriginal Legal Service The Aboriginal Medical Service The Black Theatre -- 27 Koori Radio and Gadigal Information Services -- 28 Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Cooperative.
505 0 |a29 Memorial to Aboriginal burials, Camperdown Cemetery Laying to rest a dark side of colonial history -- 30 Engravings, Bondi Golf Course - South of Sydney Sites 31--38 - Botany Bay National Park, Kurnell Sites 31--33 -- 31 Captain Cook's landing place -- 32 Aboriginal living areas, Inscription Point First contact -- 33 Lookout, Cape Solander/Tabbigai -- La Perouse Sites 34--38 -- 34 Yarra Bay House The Aborigines Protection Board and the Stolen Generations -- 35 Bush tucker walk, Yarra Bay Common plants Fishing -- 36 Convict and whale engravings, Frenchman's Bay -- 37 Congwong Bay -- 38 Laddie Timbery arts and crafts -- West Sydney Sites 39--47 - Parramatta Sites 39--43 -- 39 The Riverside Walk -- 40 St John's Park, Church Street Mall -- 41 Landscape artworks, Camellia Peninsula Firestick farming - Parramatta Park Sites42--43 -- 42 Old Government House -- 43 Aboriginal living areas Baluderri Pemulwuy and the Aboriginal resistance - Old Blacktown Sites 44--45.
505 0 |a44 The Blacktown Native Institution site -- The Native Institution and Macquarie's `civilising' experiment -- 45 Colebee and Nurragingy land grant site Plumpton Ridge silcrete quarry Aboriginal trade routes -- 46 St Bartholemew's Cemetery, Prospect -- 47 Muru Mittigar Cultural Centre, Cranebrook - South West of Sydney Sites 48--50 -- 48 Maria Lock's land grant, Liverpool Maria and Robert Lock -- 49 Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre -- 50 Bents Basin State Recreation Area, Greendale.
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Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains names and images of deceased people. All users of the catalogue should also be aware that certain words, terms or descriptions may be culturally sensitive and may be considered inappropriate today, but may have reflected the author's/creator's attitude or that of the period in which they were written.