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Author Hayes, Lincoln, 1970-

Title On plantation creek : a community history of the Australian South Sea Islanders in the Burdekin Shire / Lincoln Hayes in association with the Burdekin's Australian South Sea Islander community and the Burdekin Shire Council
Published Burdekin, Qld. : Burdekin Shire Council, [2001]


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 W'PONDS  305.899409436 Hay/Opc  AVAILABLE
Description 121 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 30 cm
Summary History and culture of the Australian South Sea Islanders and of their arrival in Australia; recruitment, often by force, for work in Queensland from 1860's; working conditions and life on plantations; racism and 'coloured' labour; missions and Christianity; White Australia policy; deportations, 1904-08; life after end of indentured labour system; political action; sporting abilities; recognition by historians, the media and governments as a distinct cultural group, previously being confused with, and grouped with, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders; history of the Islanders in the Burdekin region; photographs and history of some Islander heritage sites in Burdekin Shire
Notes ISBN prepublication record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Pacific Islanders -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Pacific Islanders -- Australia -- Queensland -- Burdekin -- History
Burdekin Shire (Qld.) -- History.
Burdekin (Qld. : Shire) -- History
Author Burdekin (Qld. : Shire). Council
LC no. 2002392251
ISBN 0957973004 :