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Author Peeler, Lois, 1944-

Title Riverconnect, Aboriginal oral history : the cultural landscape of the 'flat' Shepparton Mooroopna : final report / [author: Lois Peeler]
Edition First edition
Published Shepparton, Vic. : Greater Shepparton City Council, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  994.0049915 Pee/Rao  AVAILABLE
Description x, 60 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 30 cm
Contents Executive summary: project process and intent; project observations; conclusions and recommendations -- Introduction: project aims; project background; methodology -- Narrative themes: the beginning "a sense of place"; the Cummeragunja "Walk off"; Arrival at the river; The river's resources; Living on the river; Social life; Concerts; Church; Choir; Sport; School; Intercommunity relations; Political activity; Beyond the river; Growing the economy; Native Title struggle; Reflections; Telling the story -- Archaeological site visit: visit background; Archaeological observation and opinion: observations; legal status -- Conclusions -- Recommendations
Summary History of the Yorta Yorta people in the Shepparton and Mooroopna region of Victoria, including a life on Cummeragunja Mission and the 'Walk Off' from the mission in 1939; memories of life on the banks of the Goulburn Riverfrom the late 1930s onwards, social life, concerts, church, choir, sport, school, political activity, intercommunity relations and Native Title; the 'Flats' and Daish's Paddock
Notes "Developed by Seven Sisters Dreaming Pty Ltd November 2008"
Bibliography Bibliography: page 59
Notes Issued also on CD-ROM
Subject Andrew, Thelma
Anselmi, Ella
Atkinson, Doris
Atkinson, Neville.
Briggs, Beverley
Briggs, Cedric
Briggs, Mary.
Briggs, Nancy.
Briggs, Rod
Carter, Fay
Critch, Audrey
Doody, Valda
Hardie, Cynthia
Ives, Geraldine
Jackson, Olive.
Jackson, Pam (Pamela Sally)
James, Shadrach
Mathyssen, Francis
Milward, Daphne
Murray, John.
Nelson, Carmel.
Patten, Rochelle, 1951-
Robinson, Laurel
Turner, Alf
Walker, Lorna.
Williams, Judith.
Wirrpanda, Margaret
Cummeragunga (Mission) -- History
Cummeragunga Mission (N.S.W.) -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria -- Social life and customs.
Missions -- Australia -- Victoria -- Cummeragunga
Missions -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Cummeragunga
Yorta Yorta (Australian people) -- History
Yorta Yorta (Australian people) -- Victoria -- Cummeragunga
Yorta Yorta (Australian people) -- Victoria -- Shepparton
Shepparton Region (Vic.) -- History
Author RiverConnect Elders Reference Group
ISBN 9780958175227 (paperback)
Other Titles River conect Aboriginal oral history