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The Tiwi : from isolation to cultural change : a history of encounters between an island people and outside forces / John Morris
Bib ID 2653359
Format BookBook
Author
Morris, John (John Arnold)
 
Description Darwin, N.T. : NTU Press, 2001 
x, 160 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 1876248602 (paperback)
Summary

"The Tiwi, the subject of this thesis, are the indigenous people of the Tiwi Islands to the north-west of Darwin, Northern Territory. The main argument of the dissertation is that the Islanders are unique and distinct in cultural and historical terms."

Notes

Includes index.

Thesis (Masters)--University of Ballarat, 1999.

Bibliography: p. 141-155.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Cultural assimilation.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Tiwi (Australian people)  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Settlement and contacts - 20th Century.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  Fort Dundas (Melville Island NT SC52-16)

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