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A hard road : Brother Frank Nissl, 1888-1980 : a life of service to the Aborigines of the Kimberleys / Francis Byrne
Bib ID 1153646
Format BookBook
Author
Byrne, Francis, 1949-
 
Description Nedlands, W.A. : Tara House Publishing, 1989 
115 p. : ill., facsims., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0731676211
Summary

Includes Dampier's description of the inhabitants of Australia p. 42; mentions his first encounter with Aboriginal people p. 44; describes his Bishop's encounters with Aboriginal people on a tour of the Vicariate in 1931, 1932 and 1933 p. 49; mention of Indigenous content p. 63-64, 66, 68, 70-73, 76-77, 80-82, 88-89, 91-94, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102-103, 105, 109, 110, 114; talks about health, including leprosy, hospitals, nurses p. 49-50, 59-61, 95-6; tells of missions and the Chief Protector of Aborigines p. 48-66, 70, 78, 83-85, 87, 89-90, 93, 95, 99, 102-103, 107, 113; covers education p. 50, 98, 106; mentions Aboriginal trackers p. 67, 70, 72; images 'Rockhole (about 1936) ...' p. 51, 'Bush bowershed ...' p. 75, three images of Aboriginal children at Balgo and Old Balgo including Alfie Mulgara, Sidi Morris, Flaki Biabe, Gerard ("Mosquito") Morris, Ronnie Tax, Barney Rex, and Albert Cox p. 97, 'Old Balgo ...' p. 106.

Notes

Includes index.

Available from Tara House Publishing, PO Box 486, Nedlands WA 6009.

Subjects Nissl, Frank, 1888-1980.  |  Pallottines -- Missions -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Western Australia -- Kimberley.  |  Karajarri people (A64) (WA SE51-10)  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Leprosy.  |  Walmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  History - Biographies - Non-Indigenous.  |  Literature and stories - Non indigenous.  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  Balgo / Wirrimanu (Central WA Tanami Desert SF52-02)  |  Great Sandy Desert (WA SE51, SF51)  |  Forrest River (WA East Kimberley SD52-09, SD52-10, SD52-14)  |  Australia.  |  Rockhole (WA East Kimberley SE52-10)  |  Kalumburu (WA Drysdale East Kimberley SD52-09)  |  Beagle Bay (WA West Kimberley SE51-02)  |  Djarindjini / Lombadina (WA West Kimberley SE51-02)  |  Bidyadanga / Lagrange (WA West Kimberley SE51-10)  |  Wupipi / Broome (WA West Kimberley SE51-06)

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