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The journals of George Augustus Robinson, chief protector, Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate / editor Ian D. Clark
Bib ID 1745450
Format BookBook
Author
Robinson, George Augustus, 1791-1866
 
Description Melbourne : Heritage Matters, 1998-2000 
6 v. : ill., maps ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 1876404027 (volume 2)
1876404035 (volume 3)
1876404043 (volume 4)
1876404019 (volume 1)
1876404051 (volume 5)
1876404094 (volume 6)
Summary

Records of Robinson's expeditions in a wide range of locations in Victoria during a ten year period, includes Loddon and Campaspe River regions, Goulburn and Western Districts, Narre Narre Warren, Omeo, Portland to Grampians and Pyrenees, Port Fairy and Mount Rouse; journals include studies of Victorian Aborigines, their lifestyles, artifacts, events, economic and ceremonial practices, recounting of 'corroborees', descriptions of protocols at meetings, dance sequences, personal adornment, clan names and vocabularies; sketches of Aboriginal life; changes in traditional Victorian Aboriginal society and the decrease in Aboriginal population; conflicts between Aborigines and settlers; Pangerang; Kwat Kwat; Gunditjmara; Chaapwurrung; Boonuwurrung; Woiwurrung.

Full contents
  • v. 1. 1 January 1839-30 September 1840
  • v. 2. 1 October 1840-31 August 1841
  • v. 3. 1 September 1841-31 December 1843
  • v. 4. 1 January 1844-24 October 1845
  • v.5 26 October 1845 - 9 June 1849
  • v.6 10 June 1849 - 30 September 1852.
  • v.5 25 October 1845 - 9 June 1849
  • v.6 10 June 1849 - 30 September 1852.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Robinson, George Augustus, 1791-1866 -- Diaries.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Port Phillip Region -- Treatment.  |  Gunditjmara / Gurndidy / Dhaurwurd-Wurrung people (S20) (Vic SJ54-11)  |  Djabwurrung / Dyabwurung people (S26) (Vic SJ54-08)  |  Kwat Kwat people (S97) (Vic SJ55-02)  |  Woiwurrung / Wurundjeri / Woiwurung people (S36) (Vic SJ55-05)  |  Boonwurrung / Boonerwrung / Bunurong people (S35) (Vic SJ55-09)  |  Bangerang people (S40) (Vic SJ55-02)  |  Port Phillip Region (Vic.) -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  Port Phillip Region (Vic.) -- History -- To 1850.  |  Western Port (Vic SJ55-09)  |  Portland (W Vic SJ54-11)  |  Narre Warren (Western Port Vic SJ55-09)  |  Gariwerd / Grampians (W Vic SJ54-03, SJ54-07, SJ54-08)  |  Omeo (E Vic Gippsland SJ55-07)  |  Loddon River (NW Vic SJ54-04, SI54-16)
Other authors/contributors Clark, Ian D., 1958-

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