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Living Aboriginal history of Victoria : stories in the oral tradition / Alick Jackomos, Derek Fowell
Bib ID 2641532
Format BookBook
Author
Jackomos, Alick, 1924-
 
Description Cambridge [England] ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1991 
203 p. : ill., 2 maps, ports. ; 28 cm. 
ISBN 0521414091
0521424577
Summary

A series of interviews with Australian aborigines (or the Koori people as they refer to themselves) living in Victoria. The interviews cover a wide range of experiences typical of Aboriginals living in modern white society including living on mission stations, the forced removal of children from parents, living on the river bank and the fringes of towns, agricultural work, artistic endeavours, the rediscovery of Aboriginal roots, international politics, sport and music.

Notes

"The Museum of Victoria's Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee was responsible for the author's brief ..."--p. 9.

Bibliography: p. 202-203.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians - Victoria - History - Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Victoria - Social conditions - Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Victoria - Biography - Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of - Victoria - Interviews.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian - Government policy - Victoria - Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Victoria - Removal - Interviews.  |  Oral history - Victoria - Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Fowell, Derek  |  Museum of Victoria. Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee

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