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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
Terms of Use Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 2001. 

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