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The spirit of the Daly / by Peter Forrest ; with maps by Adrian Welke
Bib ID 1817800
Format BookBook
Author
Forrest, Peter, 1941-
 
Description Daly River, N.T. : Daly River Community Development Association, 1994 
72 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0646184776
Summary

The Daly was a gathering place and refuge of traditional Aboriginal people. later it was the focus for high hopes of a European conguest of the northern 'wilderness'. instead, the wilderness conquered the white and Chinese settlers. Isolation and deprivation forced them to adopt ways of life and work unique in Australia. this book tells the remarkable story of the Daly's people, from the ancient times to the present date." back cover. Time line 1644 to1985.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Agriculture -- Northern Territory -- Daly River Region -- History.  |  Mines and mineral resources -- Northern Territory -- Daly River Region -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Daly River Region -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Northern Territory -- Daly River Region -- History.  |  Settlement and contacts -- Colonisation -- 1851-  |  Kuwema people (NT SD52-07)  |  Kamu / Gamor people (N33) (NT SD52-08)  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Enterprises - Mining.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Sugar.  |  Malak Malak people (N22) (NT SD52-08)  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Marrithiyel people (N7) (NT SD52-07)  |  Daly River Region (N.T.) -- History.  |  Daly Waters (North NT SE53-01)  |  Daly River (NT Top End SD52-08)
Other authors/contributors Welke, Adrian Charles  |  Daly River Community Development Association
Available From Available from Daly River Community Development Association, GPO Box 88, Darwin NT 0801 

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