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Australia : the big sky country / by Coralie and Leslie Rees
Bib ID 1819106
Format BookBook
Author
Rees, Coralie, 1908-
 
Description Sydney : Ure Smith, 1971 
155 p.: col. ill. ; 27 cm. 
Summary

Collection of sketches of places & people visited (some reproduced from earlier publications); includes brief references to Aborigines throughout; Derby Leprosarium, meeting with Albert Namatjira, Ernabella mission, Central Australia corroboree, legends of Ayers Rock, Goulburn Island Mission, Torres Strait pearling industry.

Notes

Originally published as "People of the big sky country".

Subjects Stories and motifs.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Leprosy.  |  Religions - Christianity - Presbyterian Church.  |  Religions - Christianity - Anglican Church.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Australia.  |  Northern Territory -- Description and travel -- 1976-1990.  |  Derby (WA West Kimberley SE51-07)  |  Western Australia - Central Australia (WA SE52, SF52, SG52)  |  Pukatja / Ernabella (SA Central Australia SG53-09)  |  Goulburn Islands (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)  |  Uluru / Ayers Rock (South Central NT SG52-08)  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld TSI SC54, SC55-05)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)
Other authors/contributors Rees, Leslie, 1905-2000
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