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To my delight : the autobiography of Bill Cohen, a grandson of the Gumbangarri
Bib ID 1686714
Format BookBook
Author
Cohen, Bill, 1914-1983
 
Description Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1987 
xiv, 163 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0855751770 (paperback)
Summary

Bill Cohen, a descendent of the Gumbangangarri tribe from the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales, became an exceptional sportsman and roughrider, as well as a stockmen, boxer, soldier, swaggie, dingo hunter, railway worker, husband and father. In 1980 he sat down and wrote out the story of his life, and his daring and delight fill its pages.

Life in Macleay Valley, New South Wales, as expert stockman, buckjumper and sportsman; experience of army life during wartime; employment in Sydney underground railway and Northern Tablelands properties; genealogies of King Bobby and Widders family; Gumbangarri tribal boundaries, initiation ceremonies; Aboriginal reserves at Bellbrook, Burnt Bridge and Carooma.

Notes

Published for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

Available from The Secretary, Book and Film Services, P.O. Box 226, Artarmon, N.S.W. 2064.

Bibliography: p. xi.

Subjects Cohen, Bill, 1914-1983.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australian stockmen -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Literature and stories - Story telling and story tellers.  |  Gumbaynggir / Gumbainggirr people (E7) (NSW SH56-11)  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous - Autobiographies.  |  Sport - Rodeos.  |  Literature and stories - Fiction.  |  Defence - Armed forces - Veterans.  |  Geography - Territories and boundaries.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Transport - Railways.  |  History - Genealogy and family history.  |  Sydney (NSW SI56-05)  |  Caroona (N NSW SH56-13)  |  Bellbrook / Nulla Nulla (NSW N Coast SH56-10)  |  Burnt Bridge (NSW N Coast SH56-14)  |  Macleay River (NSW N Coast SH56-10)
Other authors/contributors Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Terms of Use Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 1987. 

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