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Nyibayarri : Kimberley tracker / Jack Bohemia and Bill McGregor
Bib ID 2154991
Format BookBook
Author
Bohemia, Jack, 1900-1994
 
Description Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1995 
xv, 294 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0855752580 (paperback)
Summary

Narratives of Jack Bohemias life as a tracker in the Kimberleys, translated and interpreted by Bill McGregor; description of tracking and police work in the Kimberleys including Jandamarra, Banjo, participating in leper patrols, tracing runaways or finding lost people; apprehending criminals.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 279-286.

Subjects Bohemia, Jack, 1900-1994 -- Career in the police.  |  Aboriginal Australian police -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Biography.  |  Gooniyandi / Gunian language (K6) (WA SE 52-09)  |  Gooniyandi / Gunian people (K6) (WA SE52-09)  |  Law enforcement - Police trackers.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing - Tracking.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Leprosy.  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)
Other authors/contributors McGregor, William

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