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Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner : the involvement of Aboriginal people from Tasmania in key events of early Melbourne / Clare Land
Bib ID 6452451
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, still image, volume]
Author
Land, Clare, author
 
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Description [Melbourne, Victoria] : City of Melbourne, 2014 
39 pages : coloured illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 30 cm 
Invalid ISBN 9781742509808
Full contents
  • Introduction
  • Note from the auhtor
  • Detail of historical significance: crime and punishment; bigger legal questions; Aboriginal people from Van Diemen's Land in Port Phillip; Conflict between Aboriginal people and Men of the Sea; We "meant to have shot Watson"; Whale-hunting: hard, dangerous work; Truganini's involvement; Links between colonisation of Port Phillip and Van Diemen's Land
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix 1: Aboriginal people from Van Diemen's Land brought to Port Phillip by Robinson and those who returned; Note on names used
  • Appendix 2: List of whalers in the party from Lady's Bay.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 36-38)

Subjects Tunnerminnerwait, 1812-1842.  |  Maulboyheenner, died 1842.  |  Probelattener.  |  Pyterrunner.  |  Truganini, approximately 1812-1876  |  Executions and executioners -- Victoria -- Melbourne.  |  Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Victoria -- Western Port Region.  |  Law enforcement - Offences - Murder.  |  Crime - Against persons.  |  Occupations - Whalers.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Crime - Against persons.  |  Race relations - Violent.  |  Law enforcement - Offences - Murder.  |  Occupations - Whalers.  |  Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55)  |  Melbourne (Vic SJ55-05)  |  Melbourne (Vic SJ55-05)  |  Port Phillip / Western Port area (Vic SJ55)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Melbourne (Vic.). Council, issuing body

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