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Outback heroes / Patsy Adam-Smith
Bib ID 581346
Format BookBook
Adam-Smith, Patsy, 1926-2001
Description Sydney : Mead & Beckett Publishing, 1982 
255 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., 1 map, ports. ; 32 cm. 
ISBN 0949698008

Role of Tommy Windich, Jemmy Mungara and Tommy Pierre in Forrests 1869 and 1874 expeditions; scattered contact histories; life of stockmen in Kimberleys; 1946 Kimberley strike; role of Don McLeod and Dooley; formation of North-west Cooperative and Nomad P/L; photographs of camp residents and mining methods; tracking of lost children; account of cattle drive by Daisy Bates, 1902, before involvement with Aborigines; includes photo with decorated Ooldea men holding spears; Bishop Gsells purchase of young women to stop traditional marriages, Melville and Bathurst Islands; tracking of Japanese pilot by Matthias, Melville Island, W.W.II; Aboriginal attack, Lizard Island, 1881.


First published: Sydney : Lansdowne Press, 1981.

Col. ill. on lining papers.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Australia. Rural regions. Social life. Essays.  |  Country life -- Australia.  |  Colonisation.  |  Law enforcement - Police trackers.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Employment - Conditions - Industrial relations.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry - Beef cattle.  |  Mining industry.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Defence - World War II.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing - Tracking.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Economic.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Ngalia / Ngalea people (C2) (SA SH52-07)  |  Melville Island / Yermalner (NT SC52-16)  |  South West Western Australia (SW WA SH50, SI50)  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.  |  South East Western Australia (SE WA SH51, SH52, SI51, SI52)  |  Windich Spring (Little Sandy Desert WA SG51-05)  |  Lizard Island (Qld SE Cape York SD55-09)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  South Australia - West (SA SH53, SI53)  |  Ooldea (Far West SA SH52-12)


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