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Author Donovan, Valerie, 1934-

Title The reality of a dark history : from contact and conflict to cultural recognition / Val Donovan
Published Brisbane : Arts Queensland, [2002]
©2002

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 MELB  305.8991509943 Don/Roa  DUE 25-11-19
Description xxi, 298 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents 1. European documentation of the prehistory of Queensland -- 2. Explorers' observations of aboriginal peoples' and Torres Strait Islanders' culture -- 3. Settlers' first encounters with traditional owners -- 4. Early consequences of European occupation -- 5. The administration of the 1897 Act -- 6. The reality of 'living under the Act' -- 7. The continuing culture of indigenous Australians
Summary This book reveals Queensland's history of the relationship between the Indigenous and Non-Indigenous peoples. It provides information which will assist in supporting Queensland government policy and initiatives aimed at reconciliation
Notes At foot of title: Queensland Heritage Trails Network
Index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 271-291
In Papers tabled in Parliament but not ordered to be printed Library No.B.287 2002
Subject Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- Queensland.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Australia -- Queensland.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Stolen generations (Australia)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Government relations.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Australia -- Queensland -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.
Aboriginal Australians -- Treatment -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- History -- 20th century.
Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- History.
Queensland -- Race relations -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Author Serico, Vincent, 1946-
Arts Queensland.
Queensland Heritage Trails Network
LC no. 2009502352
ISBN 0724280928