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The first settlement of the Upper Murray, 1835 to 1845 : with a short account of over two hundred runs, 1835 to 1880 / by Arthur Andrews
Bib ID 1618681
Format BookBook
Author
Andrews, Arthur, 1848-1925
 
Description Sydney : Ford, 1920 
188 pages : illustrations, map (folded) ; 21 cm. 
Summary

p.30; Quotes from diary of Hume and Hovell; Yackandandah Creek - children playing game called Currum-currum; Battery Mountain - physical description of group; p.31-40; Account of Faithfull massacre; gives opinions on Aborigines of early settlers in district, note on cannibalism on the Hume River, location of Ya-itma-thang, Wolgal, Ngarigo, Thedora- Mittung, Kandangora-Mittung; native camps; depredations, temptation of boots; Merriman, one of the ringleaders in the Faithfull affair was son of Billy Elengeist, chief or king of the Little River tribes; Albury a seasonal meeting place for groups, Bogong festival, method of cooking moths; list of stations & owners in the counties of Bobong, Benambra, Hume, Goulburn and Selwyn, with brief histories and Aboriginal meanings of place and station names.

Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Land settlement -- Murray River Valley (N.S.W.-S.A.)  |  Walgalu / Walgal people (S47) (NSW SI55-16)  |  Environment - Climate and weather - Seasons.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Recreation - Play - Children.  |  Gathering - Insects.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Jaitmathang / Yadymadhang people (S43) (Vic SJ55-03)  |  Ngarigo / Ngarigu people (S46) (NSW SJ55-04)  |  Food - Preparation - Cooking.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Insects - Butterflies / Moths.  |  Tatungalung language (S42) (Vic SJ55-11)  |  Habitation - Camps.  |  Murray River Valley (N.S.W.-S.A.) -- History.  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Albury Wodonga (SW NSW / N Vic SJ55-02)  |  Benalla (N Vic SJ55-02)  |  Sydney (NSW SI56-05)  |  Goulburn River (N Vic SJ55-01)

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