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Aliens in Arnhem Land / Arch Grant
Bib ID 946915
Format BookBook
Author
Grant, Arch, 1911-2005
 
Description Dee Why, N.S.W. : Frontier Publishing Inc, 1995 
71 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0646251007
Summary

Outlines the contribution of Thomas Webb to the Methodist Mission in Arnhem Land; introductory notes on James Watson at Goulburn Island; appointment of Webb to Milingimbi in 1926; account of the trial of three men accused of attacking the missionaries in 1927; Webb's translations into language (including Lord's Payer in Kopapingo [Gupapuyngu]) and study of culture; mentions Lloyd Warner's presence at Milingimbi; arrival of Harold and Ella Shepherdson; Webb's plea for justice in a murder case; his involvement in the Caledon Bay case; visits to eastern Arnhem Land to choose a site for a new mission; meeting with Wonggor and other representatives to discuss the new site at Yirrkala; changes brought about by the war; Appendix 1 reproduces Webb's "The suggested basis for Aboriginal Mission Policy"

Notes

Available from Arch Grant, Wesley Gardens Bellrose NSW 2086. Ph. 14.7.95.

Subjects Webb, T. T. (Thomas Theodor)  |  Methodist Church -- Missions -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Missions -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land.  |  Religions - Christianity - Methodist Church.  |  Law - Relation to Anglo Australian law.  |  Gupapuyngu language (N122.1) (NT SD53-03)  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Law enforcement - Criminal law and procedure - Trials.  |  Caledon Bay (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)

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