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On plantation creek : a community history of the Australian South Sea Islanders in the Burdekin Shire / Lincoln Hayes in association with the Burdekin's Australian South Sea Islander community and the Burdekin Shire Council
Bib ID 1476761
Format BookBook
Author
Hayes, Lincoln, 1970-
 
Description Burdekin, Qld. : Burdekin Shire Council, c2001 
121 p. : ill., maps, ports ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0957973004
Summary

History and culture of the Australian South Sea Islanders and of their arrival in Australia; recruitment, often by force, for work in Queensland from 1860's; working conditions and life on plantations; racism and 'coloured' labour; missions and Christianity; White Australia policy; deportations, 1904-08; life after end of indentured labour system; political action; sporting abilities; recognition by historians, the media and governments as a distinct cultural group, previously being confused with, and grouped with, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders; history of the Islanders in the Burdekin region; photographs and history of some Islander heritage sites in Burdekin Shire.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Pacific Islanders -- Queensland -- Burdekin -- History.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Employment.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Sugar.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific - Kanakas.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Queensland.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism.  |  Sites - Historical.  |  Employment - Conditions - Slavery and indentured labour.  |  Politics and Government - Political action.  |  Burdekin (Qld. : Shire) -- History.  |  Queensland (Qld)  |  Burdekin River (NE Qld SE55, SF55)
Other authors/contributors Burdekin (Qld. : Shire). Council
Available From Burdekin Shire Council, PO Box 974, Ayr QLD 4807. 

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