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Author Trigger, David S. (David Samuel), 1953-

Title Whitefella comin' : Aboriginal responses to colonialism in northern Australia / David S. Trigger
Published Cambridge [England] ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1992


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  306.0899915 Tri/Wca  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 250 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Doomadgee: the politics of colonial social relations -- 2. "Wild Time": a history of coercion and resistance -- 3. Station and fringe-dwelling life -- 4. Doomadgee Mission: institutionalisation and a new form of colonial struggle -- 5. Whitefella comin': power relations and the different domains -- 6. Politics and identity within the Aboriginal domain -- 7. Authority relations, the missionary staff and Aboriginal consciousness -- 8. Councillors, "Yellafellas" and the influence of colonial ideology -- 9. Christianity, domination and resistance -- 10. Coercion, resistance and accommodation in colonial social relations -- Appendix A: Historical movements of five example groups -- Appendix B: Incomplete list of individuals removed from Burketown, Turn Off Lagoon & certain stations, 1912-36
Summary Study of the community at Doomadgee; history of Aboriginal resistance in the Doomadgee region; relationship between Aborigines and non-Aborigines, pastoralists and missionaries; Aboriginal responses to Queensland Government policies; social conditions; Doomadgee Mission; removal of children; treatment of children by missionaries; Christianity; Brethren; religion; social identity; stockworkers
Analysis Australian aborigines
Aboriginal reserves
Australian aborigines
Doomadgee Aboriginal Reserve
Race relations
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [238]-245
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Australia -- Queensland -- Doomadgee
Aboriginal Australians -- Reservations -- Australia -- Queensland.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Doomadgee Aboriginal Reserve (Qld.) -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Doomadgee Aboriginal Reserve, Queensland
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Reserves.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Doomadgee Aboriginal Reserve -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Doomadgee -- Social conditions
Missionary settlements -- Australia -- Queensland -- Doomadgee Mission Station
Australia, Northern -- History.
Doomadgee (Qld.) -- Race relations
Doomadgee Aboriginal Reserve (Qld.) -- Race relations
Doomadgee Aboriginal Reserve, Queensland -- Race relations
Doomadgee Mission Station (Qld.)
Doomadgee Mission Station (Qld.) -- History
Doomadgee Mission Station (Qld.) -- Race relations
Queensland -- Race relations.
Author Trigger, David S. (David Samuel), 1953-
LC no. 91021376
ISBN 052140181X
Other Titles Whitefella coming