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Raw possum and salted pork : Major Mitchell and the Kamilaroi Aborigines / M. J. O'Rourke
Bib ID 757380
Format BookBook
Author
O'Rourke, M. J. (Michael J.), 1951-
 
Description Kambah, ACT : Plowpress, 1995 
116, [25] p.: ill., ports., maps ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0646259555
Summary

An examination of Major Mitchells northern journeys in 1831-32 and 1845-6 with the emphasis on contact with Kamilaroi and Yuwaaliyaay/Yuwaalaraay people; includes supplementary evidence from other primary sources; maps constructed from Mitchells diaries and detailed historical investigation of place names and their origins with reference to recent linguistic work; the final essay deals with contact history and the impact of colonial settlement; includes an appendix of population estimates in the Upper Hunter Valley and north central New South Wales 1826-1910.

Notes

Contains an index and references.

Subjects Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855 -- Journeys -- New South Wales.  |  Kamilaroi (Australian people)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- History.  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi language (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi people (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Demography - Census data.  |  Wailwan / Weilwan people (D20) (NSW SH55-11)  |  Yuwaalaraay / Euahlayi / Yuwaaliyaay people (D27) (NSW SH55-07)  |  Yuwaalaraay / Euahlayi / Yuwaaliyaay language (D27) (NSW SH55-07)  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1788-1850.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Wailwan / Weilwan language (D20) (NSW SH55-11)  |  Hunter River (NSW N Coast SI56-01, SH56-13)  |  Northern New South Wales (N NSW SH55, SH56)
Available From Michael O'Rourke in association with Plowpress, 4 Hinckley Place, Kambah ACT 2902. Fax. 15.9.95 

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