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Author Pedersen, Howard, author

Title Jandamarra and the Bunuba resistance / Howard Pedersen, Banjo Woorunmurra
Edition Revised edition
Published Broome, W.A. : Magabala Books, 1995
Broome, Western Australia : Magabala Books, 2016


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  994.1403 Ped/Jat  AVAILABLE
 MELB  994.1403 Ped/Jat  AVAILABLE
Description 228 pages : chiefly colour illustrations, 1 map, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents Chapter 1. Colonisation -- Chapter 2. Conflict -- Chapter 3. The land between -- Chapter 4. State of siege -- Chapter 5. Rebellion -- Chapter 6. Extreme measures -- Chapter 7. Resurrection -- chapter 8. The spirit of Jandamarra -- Chapter 9. Fight to the end
Summary A tiny outpost of colonial administration is planted on the desolate mudflats of King Sound, at Derby. Leasesare marked on a map covering huge areas, and the push into the north begins. Vast herds of cattle and sheepmove across the land and with it, a new future. In the remote Kimberley, in the late nineteenth century, on theancient lands of the Bunuba, the last stages of an invasion are about to be played out. Amidst the ensuing chaosand turmoil, extraordinary relationships grow.The thrilling story of the great warrior, Jandamarra, who turned from police assistant to resistance fighter. Thoughtto be unstoppable, he led the Bunuba against the forces invading their land. A legend, forever etched into thehistory of the Kimberley, Jandamarras courage and fighting spirit made him one of the regions most wantedmen. Jandamarra and the Bunuba Resistance is a grand story with a grand theme.A powerful collaboration between a non-Indigenous historian and the Indigenous custodian of the Jandamarrastory
Analysis Aborigines
Race relations
Social conditions
State issue
Western Australia
Notes First published: 1995
Premier's Prize WA Premier's Book Awards 1996
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-219) and index
Subject Sandamara, -1897.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians.
Bunuba (Australian people)
Bunuba (Australian people) -- Biography.
Bunuba (Australian people) -- Government relations.
Bunuba (Australian people) -- History.
Bunuba (Australian people) -- Treatment.
Ethnic relations.
Indigenous peoples -- Race relations -- History.
Insurgency -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Insurgency -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- History.
Insurgency -- Australia -- Kimberley Region (W.A.)
Insurgency -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Outlaws -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Biography.
Outlaws -- Australia -- Kimberley Region (W.A.) -- Biography
Outlaws -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Biography
Outlaws -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Biography
Pigeon, d. 1897
Racism -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- History.
Racism -- Australia -- Kimberley Region (W.A.) -- History
Racism -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- History
Australia -- History.
Kimberley (W.A.) -- History.
Kimberley (W.A.) -- Politics and government.
Kimberley (W.A.) -- Race relations -- History.
Kimberley (W.A.) -- Race relations.
Kimberley Region (W.A.) -- History
Kimberley Region (W.A.) -- Race relations -- History
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Woorunmurra, Banjo, 1915- author
LC no. 95194296
ISBN 9781925360097
Other Titles Jandamarra and the Bunuba resistance : a true story