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Author Moran, Rod.

Title Massacre myth : an investigation into allegations concerning the mass murder of Aborigines at Forrest River, 1926 / Rod Moran
Published Bassendean, W.A. : Access Press, [1999]
©1999

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Description xxxv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Foreword -- Main participants in the Forrest River Affair -- Chronology of the Forrest River Affair -- Introduction -- Part I: prelude to the making of a myth: Ch. 1: Prelude to the massacre allegations: the Nulla Nulla and Marndoc Reserve patrols -- Ch. 2: The Royal Commission -- Part II: Ch. 3: The alleged missing: informants, rumours and Gribble's lists -- Ch. 4: The alleged missing and the tracking evidence -- Ch. 5 The alleged missing and the forensic evidence: some preliminary observations -- Ch. 6: The alleged missing and the forensic evidence: the expert testimony -- Ch. 7: The alleged missing and the forensic evidence: final observations -- Ch. 8: The case of Lumbia -- Ch. 9: Commissioner Wood's analysis of the police evidence: preliminary observations -- Ch. 10: Commissioner Wood's analysis of the police evidence: the police part testimony -- Ch. 11: The evidence is tested in court -- Part III: Gribble's imputed motive in the Forrest River affair -- Ch. 12: An imputed motive for Gribble's conduct -- Appendix 1: The St Jack memoir and other documentation concerning Regan and St Jack -- Appendix 2: Popular and academic commentary on the Forrest River affair -- Appendix 3: The Royal Commissioner's map
Summary Questions the allegations by E. R. B. Gribble, local Protector of Aborigines and head of the Forrest River Mission, of the Forrest River massacre; also questions the findings of the Royal Commission into the alleged killing
Analysis Aborigines
Cases (Law)
Evidence
Forest River Mission (WA)
History, 1901-1945
Homicide
Western Australia
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-250) and index
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Treatment -- Australia -- Forrest River (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Death.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Treatment -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Forrest River
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Forrest River
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- Victoria -- History.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Forrest River
Massacres -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Massacres -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Massacres -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Forrest River
Massacres -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Forrest River Region (W.A) -- History
Forrest River Region (W.A.) -- History
Kimberley (W.A.) -- History.
Western Australia -- Politics and government.
Western Australia -- Race relations.
LC no. 00362950
ISBN 0864451245