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The courteous savage : Yagan of Swan River / by Mary Durack ; illustrated by Elizabeth Durack
Bib ID 764602
Format BookBook
Author
Durack, Mary, 1913-1994, author
 
Access Conditions Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are warned that this material may be culturally sensitive. 
Description Edinburgh : T. Nelson, 1964 
83 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm 
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Summary

Biography of Yagan, early contact with white settlers (Bibbulmun tribe)

Notes

Later edition has title: Yagan of the Bibbulmun.

For children.

Cited In

Muir, M. A bibliography of Australian children's books, 2199

Subjects Yagan -1833 -- Juvenile literature.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Swan River Settlement -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Bibbulman people (W1) (WA SI50-10)  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous.  |  Western Australia -- History -- 1829-1900 -- Juvenile literature.  |  Swan River (SW WA SH50-14)  |  Australian
Form/genre Children's stories, Australian.  |  Legends.
Other authors/contributors Durack, Elizabeth, 1915-2000, illustrator
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