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Once upon a long ago : my life in the bush & the city / Albert Williams ; layout: Julie Cracknell
Bib ID 6607617
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Williams, Albert, 1933- author
 
Description [Newtown, New South Wales] : CLA Press, 2014 
©2014 
x, 74 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), colour maps, portraits (some colour), 1 genealogical table ; 19 x 24 cm 
ISBN 9780646923321 (paperback)
Summary

Stories told by Albert Williams about his working life on various stations and sheering sheds in outback NSW and later at Tranby Aboriginal College in Glebe, where he eventually served on the Board of Directors. Albert Williams was born in 1933 in Brewarrina and grew up in Bourke. His father was a WWII veteran and grandfather a police tracker. Albert's family history describes the importance of Gundabooka Mountain in Ngemba country. The book includes a collection of Albert's poems and paintings, and is dedicated to his grandparents.

Subjects Williams, Albert, 1933-  |  Tranby Aboriginal College (Glebe, N.S.W.).  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Biography.  |  Men -- Australia -- Biography.  |  Defence - World War II.  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous.  |  Law enforcement - Police trackers.  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Ngiyampaa / Ngemba people (D22) (NSW SH55-10)  |  History - Genealogy and family history.  |  Defence - Armed forces.  |  Education - Adult education.  |  Sydenham (Inner west Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Tilpa (NW NSW SH55-09)  |  Glebe (Inner Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Brewarrina (N NSW SH55-06)  |  Murdi Paaki / Bourke (N NSW SH55-10)  |  Byrock (N NSW SH55-10)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Cracknell, Julie, compiler
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Once upon a long ago : my life in the bush and the city


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