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Living Aboriginal history of Victoria : stories in the oral tradition / Alick Jackomos, Derek Fowell
Bib ID 2641532
Format BookBook
Jackomos, Alick, 1924-
Description Cambridge [England] ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1991 
203 p. : ill., 2 maps, ports. ; 28 cm. 
ISBN 0521414091
0521424577 (paperback)

A series of interviews with Australian aborigines (or the Koori people as they refer to themselves) living in Victoria. The interviews cover a wide range of experiences typical of Aboriginals living in modern white society including living on mission stations, the forced removal of children from parents, living on the river bank and the fringes of towns, agricultural work, artistic endeavours, the rediscovery of Aboriginal roots, international politics, sport and music.


"The Museum of Victoria's Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee was responsible for the author's brief ..."--p. 9.

Bibliography: p. 202-203.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- History -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Social conditions -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Biography -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Victoria -- Interviews.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Government policy -- Victoria -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Removal -- Interviews.  |  Health status - Dental health.  |  Economic sectors - Tourism.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination.  |  Transport - Vehicles.  |  Community organisations - Civil rights and citizenship.  |  Weapons - Clubs and fighting sticks.  |  Socioeconomic conditions - Living conditions.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Media - Broadcast media.  |  Enterprises.  |  Education - Vocational and trades.  |  Defence - Armed forces - Veterans.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Activism.  |  Art - Carving and engraving - Emu egg.  |  Community organisations - Social.  |  Literature and stories - Story telling and story tellers.  |  Weapons - Boomerangs - Making.  |  Family - Violence.  |  Economics - Income - Poverty and low income.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies.  |  Health services - Health workers - Nurses and nursing.  |  Sport - Football.  |  Education - Teachers - Teacher education.  |  Aged - Care - Nursing homes.  |  Child welfare - Children's homes.  |  Food - Food industry - Meatworks and abattoirs.  |  Music - Instruments - Wind - Gumleaf.  |  Sport - Boxing.  |  Health services - Dental health.  |  Art - Emu egg carving.  |  Sport - Basketball.  |  Art - Crafts - Baskets and basketmaking.  |  Child welfare - Care services.  |  Sport - Athletics and running.  |  Healesville / Coranderrk (E Vic Yarra Valley SJ55-06)  |  Tae Rak / Lake Condah (W Vic SJ54-11)  |  Bung Yarnda / Lake Tyers (E Vic Gippsland SJ55-07)  |  The Flat (N Vic SJ55-01)  |  Ebenezer / Lake Hindmarsh (NW Vic SJ54-03)  |  Framlingham / Purnim (W Vic SJ54-11)  |  Robinvale (NW Vic SI54-12)  |  Jindivick / Jacksons Track (E Vic Gippsland SJ55-10)  |  Maloga (SW NSW SJ55-01)  |  Lake Condah (W Vic SJ54-11)  |  Shepparton / Mooroopna / Rumbalara (N Vic SJ55-01)  |  Cummeragunja (SW NSW SJ55-01)  |  Oral history -- Victoria -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Fowell, Derek  |  Museum of Victoria. Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee


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