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Author Clark, Ian D., 1958-

Title A bend in the Yarra : a history of the Merri Creek Protectorate Station and Merri Creek Aboriginal School 1841-1851 / Ian D. Clark and Toby Heydon
Published Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2004

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  994.52 Cla/Bit  DUE 31-03-20
Description ix, 90 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 27 cm
Series Report series / Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Report series (Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies)
Contents Study area : physical geography, land use history prior to 1842, present land use and previous investigations -- Aboriginal associations: ethnography and land tenure, archaeological background, pre-contact life and culture -- Historical background : Yarra Aboriginal Village Mission, Native Police Corps, 1837, 1838, Port Phillip Aboriginal Protectorate, 1838-1849 : the assistant protectors: their first months; Western Port District of the Aborigina Protectorate: William Thomas, Assistant Protector, the Yarra River at Melbourne, Arthur's seat, Narre Narre Warren, Merri Creek Native Police paddocks and headquarters -- Merri Creek Protectorate Station : historical sources, site selection for the Merri Creek Protectorate Station, buildings and structural features; Edward Peacock, schoolmaster 1/12/1845 - 31/5/1848 : attendance and the movement of pupils, departure of Edward Peacock; Francis Edgar, schoolmaster 1/7/1848-31/1/1851: attendance and the movements of pupils, cultivation and industry, "Black Boys Bridge" and the 1850 flood; closure of Merri Creek Aboriginal School -- After the protectorate
Summary The story of an area that marks one of the most important post-contact places in Melbourne and which is of great significance to Victorian Aboriginal people, particularly the Wurundjeri Aboriginal community
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 81-85
Notes Also available online
Ian D. Clark and Toby Heydon 2004
Subject Merri Creek Aboriginal School (Vic.) -- History.
Merri Creek Aboriginal School -- History
Merri Creek Protectorate Station -- History
Wurundjeri (Australian people) -- History -- 19th century.
Wurundjeri (Australian people) -- Colonization -- Australia -- Victoria.
Wurundjeri (Australian people) -- Australia -- Victoria -- Government relations.
Wurundjeri (Australian people) -- Education -- Australia -- Victoria.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- Victoria -- Port Phillip Region
Aboriginal Australians -- Education -- Australia -- Merri Creek (Vic.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Merri Creek (Vic.)
Historic sites -- Australia -- Merri Creek (Vic.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Education -- Australia -- Victoria -- Merri Creek
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria -- Merri Creek
Historic sites -- Australia -- Victoria -- Merri Creek
Victoria -- History -- 1834-1851
Merri Creek Protectorate Station (Vic.) -- History.
Victoria -- Colonization.
Victoria -- History.
Merri Creek Valley (Vic.) -- History
Merri Creek (Vic.) -- History
Yarra Bend Park (Melbourne, Vic.) -- History
Genre/Form History.
Author Heydon, Toby, 1972-
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
LC no. 2005434796
ISBN 0855754699 :
Other Titles History of the Merri Creek Protectorate Station and Merri Creek Aboriginal School 1841-1851