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Author Bayet-Charlton, Fabienne.

Title Finding Ullagundahi Island / Fabienne Bayet-Charlton
Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. ; [Great Britain] : Allen & Unwin, 2002
Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2002

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 W'PONDS  305.89915 Bay/Fui  AVAILABLE
Description 246 pages ; 20 cm
Summary Grandmother's story; creation stories, birth of humankind from clay (p.16), arrival of people from the sea; author's travel to Grafton in search of Ullagundahi Island; Yamba; special relationship with dolphins (p. 34, 162); living at Coober Pedy with Grandmother (p.43); relationship with parents (p.52); visiting Grandmother at her underground hose in Coober Pedy; Coober Pedy Christmas; castor oil treatments (p.78); Grandmother's reticence to discuss her past (p.87); discontent with academic viewpoints on Aboriginal 'belonging' as presented in school (p.91); recurring references to 'blood' and 'war' in the texts about Aboriginal history (p.92); questioning of the authenticity of her Aboriginality by both white and Indigenous peoples (p.100, 102, 114, 148); the importance of image and self presentation (p.108); teaching experiences and discussion of concepts of Native Title and Dispossession (p. 118); Grandmother's stroke (p.132); views on Canberra and Parliament (p.137); use of statistics by politicians (p.140); researching Bundjalung heritage (p.151); family's history on Ullagundahi Island (p.167); the Aboriginal part of Casino (p.180); the work of Norman Tindale (p.190); pregnancy (p. 212), death of grandmother (p.214); sensitivity to sugar 9p.228), having a child (p.230)
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 245-246
Subject Bayet-Charlton, Fabianne
Bayet-Charlton, Fabienne.
Bandjalang (Australian people)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians.
Aboriginal Australians -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Clarence River Region
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- South Australia -- Coober Pedy -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Clarence River Region -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Coober Pedy (S.A.) -- Biography.
Clarence River Region (N.S.W.) -- Biography
Genre/Form Biography.
Autobiographies.
ISBN 1865085863 :
Other Titles Subtitle from cover: a story of family, place and belonging