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Author Nailon, Brigida.

Title Encounter : the past and future of remote Kimberley / Brigida Nailon
Published Echuca, [Vic.] : Brigidine Sisters, [2009?]

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 W'PONDS  266.29414 Nai/Etp  AVAILABLE
Description 116 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 31 cm
Contents Background -- 1. The Beagle bay Mission stories -- 2. Missionaries -- 3. Post war -- 4. Aboriginal legislation in Western Australia -- 5. The past - a split in the Australian experience
Summary This book explores the effect of State Aboriginal legislation and policies imposed on indigenous populations and the extraordinary efforts made by missions to alleviate some of the suffering in the Kimberley. Included is a 1935 letter written by a courageous woman of mixed descent in Broome, pleading for freedom from the weight of the prohibitive legislation. Overall the book attempts to change the way the readers perceive not only the problems depicted in it, but also their attitude to the victims
Analysis Catholic Church - Missions - Western Australia - Kimberley - History
Kimberley (W.A.) - History
Missionaries - Western Australia - Kimberley - History
Notes Cover title
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Catholic Church -- Missions -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- History.
Catholic Church -- Missions -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- History
Missionaries -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- History.
Missionaries -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- History
Kimberley (W.A.) -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2010534330
ISBN 9780957936171 (hbk.)
Other Titles Encounter :the past and future of remote Kimberley