Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Book
Author McDonald, Heather, 1947-

Title Blood, bones and spirit : aboriginal Christianity in an East Kimberley town / Heather McDonald
Published Melbourne, Vic. : Melbourne University Press ; [Lancaster] : [Gazelle], 2001

Copies

Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  270.089915 Mcd/Bba  DUE 25-11-19
 MELB  270.089915 Mcd/Bba  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  270.089915 Mcd/Bba  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 238 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm
Contents 1. People, Land and Spirit -- 2. Mediterranean, European and Aboriginal Spirit Worlds -- 3. Colonisation and Missionisation in the Kimberley -- 4. Maddy Jarra's World History -- 5. Following the Christian Way -- 6. Churchgoing -- 7. Conflicts with Missionaries -- 8. Mother Earth versus the Lure of Infinite Space
Summary Examines Aboriginal people's experiences of colonialism and post- colonialism in the 19th and 20th centuries. This work analyzes how Aboriginal people have appropriated Biblical stories of land inheritance, expansion and loss in order to make sense of their own dispossession
Analysis Djaru (Australian people)
Australian Aboriginal studies (Northern Territory)
Christian life & practice
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- East Kimberley
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- East Kimberley -- Religion
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Australia -- East Kimberley (W.A.)
Church and minorities -- Australia -- East Kimberley (W.A.)
Christianity -- Australia -- East Kimberley (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- East Kimberley (W.A.) -- Religion.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- East Kimberley (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Religion
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Kitja (Australian people)
Christianity -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Religion.
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
East Kimberley (W.A.) -- Religion.
Kimberley (W.A.) -- Church history.
Genre/Form Church history.
LC no. 2002392296
ISBN 0522849814 paperback