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Women out of their sphere : Sisters of Mercy in Western Australia from 1846 / Anne McLay
Bib ID 1563275
Format BookBook
Author
McLay, Anne
 
Description Northbridge, W.A. : Vanguard Press, 1992 
xvii, 483 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0949807843
Summary

Relationship with Benedict monks of New Norcia ; willingness to care for Aboriginal girls of the mission, but failure to establish school ; establishment of centres for homeless Aboriginal people in Perth and Roebourne ; Wandering Mission (day school with dormitory for Aboriginal girls) ; mission work with Aboriginal people in the Kimberleys and Pilbara.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Sisters of Mercy (W.A.) -- History.  |  Nuns -- Western Australia -- History.  |  Women in the Catholic Church -- Western Australia -- History.  |  Social identity - Mixed descent.  |  Child welfare - Children's homes.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  Wandering (SW WA SI50-02)  |  Perth (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Yirramagadu / Roebourne (WA West Pilbara SF50-03)  |  New Norcia (SW WA SH50-10)

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