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Groote Eylandt stories : changing patterns of life among the Aborigines on Groote Eylandt / edited by Keith Cole
Bib ID 2718520
Format BookBook
Description Parkville, Vic. : Church Missionary Historical Publications Trust (Victoria), 1972 
88 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 19 cm. 
ISBN 0909821062
Summary

Part I - Groote Eylandt anthropology, contains brief facts of geography & history, English version only of 11 lines of Lalara clan curlew song; Groote Eylandt families, by Callon Moore; Some Groote Eylandt totem stories by Judith Stokes; four Groote Eylandt bark paintings; Macassan memories by Galiawa Nalanbayayaya Wurramarrba, separately catalogued; Part II - Early mission days on Groote Eylandt, Mission & church policy 1906-1930, mission reminiscences; half caste memories by Constance Bush, Marjorie Hamilton, Gerald Blitner (personal reminiscences of mission life); Part III - Changing ways on Groote Eylandt - Changing patterns of life on Groote Eylandt by Judith Stokes; comments by two Groote Eylandters, Nanjiwarra Nanungumirribiya Amagula and Didjidi Damamijema Wurragwagwa, separately catalogued; Industrialisation and Aboriginal welfare by James A. Taylor - manganese mining & prawning, employment of Aborigines, employment patterns, increasing need for education, use of money from royalties.

Subjects Aborigines. Social conditions. Northern Territory. Groote Eylandt. Essays.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Groote Eylandt -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Northern Territory -- Groote Eylandt.  |  Missions -- Northern Territory -- Groote Eylandt.  |  Mining industry - Mine workers.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Anindilyakwa / Enindhilyagwa / Warnindilyakwa language (N151) (NT SD53-12)  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Prawns / Shrimp.  |  Anindilyakwa / Enindhilyagwa / Warnindilyakwa people (N151) (NT SD53-12)  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Socioeconomic conditions - Living conditions.  |  Music - Analysis - Vocal.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Mining industry - Manganese.  |  Land rights - Mining industry.  |  Stories and motifs - Birds.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Performing arts - Actors.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Art - Subjects - Contact.  |  Fishing.  |  Religions - Christianity - Anglican Church.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Groote Eylandt (N.T.)  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)
Other authors/contributors Cole, Keith, 1919-

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