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Green pastures and gold : a history of Ararat / [by] Lorna L. Banfield
Bib ID 2217919
Format BookBook
Author
Banfield, Lorna L. (Lorna Lamont)
 
Description Canterbury, Vic. : Mullaya Publications, 1974 
xi,146p., 16p. of plates : maps on lining papers ; 23cm. 
ISBN 0859140083
Series

A Mullaya book

Summary

Early contacts betwen Thomas Mitchell and Aboriginal peoples and the later violent encounters involving settlers and squatters. The work and contacts of G.A. Robinson among the various peoples of the Western District. Gatherings of many Aboriginal poeples at LakeBolac for eeling season, during which thewre was also trading of sandstone, obsidian and other materials for weapons and spears. Photograph of Jenny 'Ware' "the last of the Fiery Creek tribe of Aborigines" facing page 20.

Notes

Index.

Bibliography: p.129-132.

Subjects Victoria. Ararat, 1836-1973  |  Weapons.  |  Ceremonies - Trade and exchange.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Djabwurrung / Dyabwurung people (S26) (Vic SJ54-08)  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Technology - Stone - Grindstones.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Colonisation.  |  Ararat (Vic.) -- History.  |  Ararat (W Vic SJ54-08)

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