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The calling of the spirits / Eileen Morgan
Bib ID 508915
Format BookBook
Author
Morgan, Eileen, 1922-
 
Description Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1994 
xix, 171 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0855752556 (paperback)
Summary

Collection of reminiscences of authors life and south coast of N.S.W. history - growing up at Wallaga Lake; family history - Thomas family and Morgan family from Cummeragunja; Wallaga Lake elders; marriage and family life; tours by Wallaga Lake Gumleaf Band; assimilation policy and move from mission to Cobargo; stories passed on to author from her father of Yuin traditions and south coast history; maintenance of culture and education of children; plant use and foods; includes authors poems and drawings, words from the south coast languages; includes glossary of words with guide to pronunciation.

Subjects Morgan, Eileen, 1922-  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Wallaga Lake Region -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Wallaga Lake Region -- Social life and customs.  |  Social behaviour - Socialisation - Child rearing.  |  Music - Instruments - Wind - Gumleaf.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Yuin people (S67) (NSW SI56-13)  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous - Autobiographies.  |  Food.  |  Yuin languages (S67) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Literature and stories - Poetry.  |  Family.  |  Government policy - State and territory - New South Wales.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Art - Drawing.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Dharawal / Tharawal / Dariwal people (S59) (NSW SI56-09)  |  Dhurga people (S53) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Dharawal / Tharawal / Dariwal language (S59) (NSW SI56-09)  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology - Pronunciation.  |  Dhurga language (S53) (NSW SI56-13)  |  Wallaga Lake Region (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  Cobargo (NSW Far S Coast SJ55-04)  |  Mumbulla (NSW Far S Coast SJ55-04)  |  Cummeragunja (SW NSW SJ55-01)  |  Wallaga Lake (NSW Far S Coast SJ55-04)  |  Gulaga / Mount Dromedary (NSW Far S Coast SJ55-04)  |  Eden / Twofold Bay (NSW Far S Coast SJ55-08)

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