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Author Barker, Jimmie, 1900-1972.

Title The two worlds of Jimmie Barker : the life of an Australian Aboriginal 1900-1972, as told to Janet Mathews
Published Canberra : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1977


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  305.89915 B255T  DUE 07-07-21
Description xiv, 218 pages : illustrations, maps on endpapers ; 21 cm
Series Australian Aboriginal studies. Ethno history series ; no.4
Ethnohistory series ; no.4
Ethnohistory series ; no. 4
Contents 1. Mundiwa : All was laughter now so silent --2. Milroy : The spirits created by Bida-Ngulu were near -- 3. Apprenticeship : I must not raise my hands, even in self-defence -- 5. Return to the mission : I am about to leave you and want to say goodbye -- Brewarrina and lightning ridge : MOre decisions had to be made -- Postscript : Appendix. The Aboriginal station at Brewarrina
Summary Life history of part Aboriginal born in S. Queensland; mother taught him Muruwari; aspects of traditional life, myths, beliefs, hunting and fishing methods; life at Brewarrina Mission education and work; government policies
Notes Australian Aborigines. Barker, Jimmie, 1900-1972. Autobiographies (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0189553)
Subject Barker, Jimmie, 1900-1972.
Aboriginal Australians -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Treatment -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Brewarrina -- History -- 20th century
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Brewarrina -- 20th century
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Brewarrina
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Muruwari (Australian people)
Muruwari (Australian people) -- Biography.
Muruwari Tribe
Brewarrina (N.S.W.) -- History -- 20th century
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Author Mathews, Janet.
LC no. 79309053
ISBN 0855750561
Other Titles 2 worlds of Jimmie Barker