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Author McKenna, Mark, 1959-

Title Looking for Blackfellas' Point : an Australian history of place / Mark Mckenna
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : UNSW Press, 2002

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Description xvii, 269 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps. ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction. Looking for Blackfellas' Point I -- Looking for Blackfellas' Point II. Part I: Discussion. 1. 'Without treaty, bargain or apology' -- 'Quietly, the Aborigines submitted' -- 2. Did the NSW Government and the Colonial Office intend that the rights of Aboriginal people in south-eastern New South Wales be protected? -- 'What might have been'. Part II: Forgetting. 3. 'A cult of disremembering'? -- 'This wonderful invasion' -- 4. Emily's story -- Making settler history. Part III: Abandonment. 5. The architecture of grace -- 'Waiting for civilisation - longing for home' -- 6. Agent of civilisation -- 'This black mother earth': the journals of Oswald Brierly -- 7. 'Victims of singular neglect' -- Waiting for Eden. Part IV: Confrontation. 8. New history, new politics -- 'We are all one': Aboriginal people in Eden-Monaro, 1860-1960 -- 9. 'Friendly but firm discrimination': the fight for Aboriginal housing in Bega, 1960-1970 -- 10. Raising a different flag: the struggle for Aboriginal rights in south-eastern New South Wales in the 1970s -- 11. 'A very hurting thing': apologising for history. Conclusion. Looking for Blackfella's Point III
Summary Blackfella's Point lies on the Towamba River in south-eastern New South Wales. This work is a history for every Australian who is interested in the story of settler-Australia's relations with indigenous people, what happened between them, and how they came to confront the truth about their past
Analysis Ethnic relations
History
All Australian Indigenous Material
Biography & autobiography (Australia)
New South Wales
Aborigines
Social conditions
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander policy
Race relations
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 261-264
Notes Donation. ANU COOP 20120212 Brissenden collection, ANU Library
Signed by author 1 copy. ANU
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Eden Region -- History
Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Eden Region
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Eden Region -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Eden Region -- Government relations
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Bega Region -- Social conditions -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Bega Region -- Government relations
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Bega Region -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Social conditions -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Treatment -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia -- New South Wales.
New South Wales -- Race relations.
New South Wales -- History.
New South Wales -- Race relations -- History.
Eden Region (N.S.W.) -- History
Eden Region (N.S.W.) -- Social life and customs
Genre/Form History.
LC no. 2003427959
ISBN 0868406449 paperback