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The two worlds of Jimmie Barker : the life of an Australian Aboriginal, 1900-1972 / as told to Janet Mathews
Bib ID 637681
Format BookBook
Author
Barker, Jimmie, 1900-1972
 
Edition Rev. ed. 
Description Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1988 
xiv, 221 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0855752033
Summary

Autobiography; life at Mundiwa, Milroy and Brewarrina Mission; Muruwari myths, beliefs, hunting and fishing; working conditions and treatment by townspeople and managers; policies of Aborigines Protection Board; place name and linguistic information for Muruwari and Ngiyampaa.

Notes

Previous ed.: Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1977.

Map on lining papers.

Subjects Barker, Jimmie, 1900-1972.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Brewarrina -- History -- 20th century.  |  Muruwari (Australian people) -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Treatment.  |  Muruwari / Murrawarri language (D32) (NSW SH55-06)  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Muruwari / Murrawarri people (D32) (NSW SH55-06)  |  Hunting.  |  Ngiyambaa / Ngemba language (D22) (NSW SH55-10)  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Employment - Conditions.  |  Fishing.  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous - Autobiographies.  |  Government policy - State and territory - New South Wales.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Ngiyampaa / Ngemba people (D22) (NSW SH55-10)  |  Brewarrina (N.S.W.) -- History -- 20th century.  |  Brewarrina (N NSW SH55-06)
Other authors/contributors Mathews, Janet

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