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When the dust come in between : Aboriginal viewpoints in the East Kimberley prior to 1982 / as told to Bruce Shaw
Bib ID 2118150
Format BookBook
Author
Shaw, Bruce, 1951-
 
Description Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1992 
vii, 364 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0855752327
Summary

Reminiscences of eighteen Aboriginal men and women from the eastern Kimberley Region, W.A.; topics include; - life histories, ethnohistory, station life, marriage, inter -marriage, and intra and inter-racial relations; the law, mythology, magic (Buglug/Boxer), initiation, cults and the Christian religion; contact history, violent conflict , wages and work experience; perceptions of politics and aspirations; social identity, kinship and sub sections; Second World War; Forrest River Mission, Mirima Council and Kununurra; attitudes to photography; chronology of persons and glossary of terms.

Full contents Includes index 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography (p. 339-348).

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Social conditions.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Attitudes.  |  Defence - World War II.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Education - Vocational and trades.  |  Socioeconomic conditions - Living conditions.  |  Sex relations.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Kinship terms.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  History - Oral history.  |  Employment - Conditions - Wages.  |  Magic and sorcery - Clever people.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems - Sections and subsections.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Jaru / Djaru people (K12) (WA SE52-10)  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Religions - Christianity.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Miriwoong / Miriuwung people (K29) (WA SD52-14)  |  Oombulgurri (WA Forrest East Kimberley SD52-10)  |  Kununurra (WA East Kimberley SD52-14)
Other authors/contributors Shaw, Bruce, 1951-

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