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Murray of Yarralumla / Gwendoline Wilson
Bib ID 1573160
Format BookBook
Author
Wilson, Gwendoline, 1912?-2007
 
Description Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1968 
xvii, 334 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. 
Summary

Account of life of T.A. Murray & Canberra district; p.33; Aborigines gathered southern end Lake George, hostile with settlers for taking land; p.40; European influence in southern highlands (food, shaving); p.44; Chief Protector of Aborigines at Gundaroo found several half castes, l844; p.60-62; Effect of European diseases; native place names; p.85; Low birthrate & desire to wander; p.l0l; 12 to 20 native families worked clearing scrub, etc., war between alpine & coastal tribes, massacre of coastal tribe l839; p.105; Brindabella Valley legendary home of bunyip & Yahoo; p.106-l09; With Murrays expedition crossing Snowy Mountains; p.110; Yarrongobilly caves explored, native skull found; p.125-127; Meeting with war party, murder of Bondaroon (Hume River) & Hongkong (Queanbeyan) by Goulburn tribe led by Manganine retold; p.127; Woman collecting ant eggs; p.130-131; Collecting bogong moth; p.134-135; Natives as shepherds; p.138; Murrays toast to Aborigines at Australia Club.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 319-323.

NL Copy is signed by the author

Subjects Murray, Terence Aubrey, 1810-1873.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Insects - Butterflies / Moths.  |  Food - Insects.  |  Gathering - Insects - Ants and termites.  |  Stories and motifs - Devils, monsters, evil spirits, hairy men, bunyips.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Demography - Birth rate.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Hunting.  |  Ngunawal / Ngunnawal people (D3) (NSW SI55-16)  |  Feuds and warfare.  |  Weereewaa / Lake George (S NSW SI55-12)  |  Brindabella Range (ACT / S NSW SI55-16)  |  Queanbeyan (S NSW SI55-16)  |  Snowy Mountains / Kosciusko National Park (S NSW SI55-16)  |  Canberra (ACT SI55-16)  |  Yarralumla (Canberra ACT SI55-16)

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