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Living with the land : Aborigines in Tasmania / [author, Heather Felton]
Bib ID 7579751
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Felton, Heather, author
 
Description [Hobart], Tasmania : Department of Education and The Arts, 1989-1991 
7 volumes (52, 44, 51, 52, 72, 60, 83 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 30 x 21 cm. 
ISBN 0724613935
0724618120
0724618201
0724619003
Series

Aborigines in Tasmania.

Summary

For children. History of Tasmanian Aborigines from pre-contact to contemporary times for upper primary and secondary students; each book contains detailed biographies; Book 1; details Aboriginal daily life, religion ceremony, location of clans and tribes at time of European exploration and first colonisation; Book 2; describes Aboriginal resistance to settlement and subsequent Black Line; Book 3; follows fate of bands who surrendered to Robinson and were imprisoned at Sarah Island; Book 4; describes Wybalenna and Oyster Bay settlements; Book 5; traces the history of Aboriginal children adopted by Europeans and Aboriginal leaders with Robinson; Book 6; traces history of survivors on mainland Tasmania and on Hunter and Furneaux groups in Bass Strait; Book 7; summarises government policy towards mutton-birders and residents of Cape Barren Island, describes the development of identity through Tasmanian Aboriginal Centres and reminiscences of childhood and mutton-birding on Cape Barren Island and racial discrimination when forced to move to Launceston.

Full contents
  • Contents: Book 1. Invasion
  • Book 2. Resistance
  • Book 3. Dispossession
  • Book 4. From optimism to despair
  • Book 5. Adapting and resisting
  • Book 6. Survival
  • Book 7. Family and community.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Subjects Robinson, George Augustus, 1791-1866.  |  Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre.  |  Aboriginal Tasmanians -- History.  |  Child welfare - Adoption and fostering.  |  Social behaviour - Socialisation - Child rearing.  |  Children.  |  Colonisation.  |  Community organisations - Cultural.  |  Education - Secondary - Curriculum.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Family.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1901-1925.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Government policy - Integration.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Tasmania.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Paredarerne / Oyster Bay people (Tas SK55-06)  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Community organisations - Cultural.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Child welfare - Adoption and fostering.  |  Colonisation.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Social behaviour - Socialisation - Child rearing.  |  Children.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Government policy - Integration.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Government policy - Initial period and protectionism - 1901-1925.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Tasmania.  |  Education - Secondary - Curriculum.  |  Family.  |  Paredarerne / Oyster Bay people (Tas SK55-06)  |  Cape Barren Island (Tas Bass Strait SK55-02)  |  Tasmania -- History.  |  Bass Strait (SJ55, SK55)  |  Wybalenna (Flinders Island Tas SK55-02)  |  Launceston (NE Tas SK55-04)  |  Oyster Bay (E Tas SK55-06)  |  Truwana / Cape Barren Island (Tas Bass Strait SK55-02)  |  Launceston (NE Tas SK55-04)  |  Truwana / Cape Barren Island (Tas Bass Strait SK55-02)  |  Cape Barren Island (Tas Bass Strait SK55-02)  |  Oyster Bay (E Tas SK55-06)  |  Wybalenna (Flinders Island Tas SK55-02)  |  Bass Strait (SJ55, SK55)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Tasmania. Department of Education and the Arts, issuing body  |  Tasmanian Aboriginal Education Advisory Council
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