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Author Choo, Christine.

Title Mission girls : Aboriginal women on Catholic missions in the Kimberley, Western Australia, 1900-1950 / Christine Choo
Published Crawley, W. A. : University of Western Australia Press, 2001

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Description xxv, 350 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps. ; 21 cm
Contents 1. The Kimberley and its People -- 2. Catholic Missions in the Kimberley -- 3. Beyond Control: Aboriginal Women on the Pearling Coast -- 4. Homes for Wayward Women -- 5. Let the Children Come to Me -- 6. Bishop's Dream: Daughters of Our Lady, Queen of the Apostles -- 7. Mission Marriage -- 8. World War II -- App. A. Chronology of Aboriginal Affairs Administration -- App. B. Aborigines Department, its Successors and Responsible Ministers -- App. C. Full Text of the Submission to the Moseley Royal Commission by the Half-castes of Broome, January 1935 -- App. D. Children Admitted to Beagle Bay Mission, 1895-1909 -- App. E. Children at Beagle Bay Mission, 1910-1936 -- App. F. Daughters of Our Lady, Queen of the Apostles - Rules, Outline of their Training, and Form of the Ceremony of Dedication
Summary Examines the situation of Aboriginal women who lived on the Catholic missions of Beagle Bay and Kalumburu, explores the effects of European colonization on these women, and the politics of race, gender and class in the colonizing process
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliography (pages 305-345) and index
Subject Catholic Church -- Australia -- Kimberley -- History
Catholic Church -- Missions -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Beagle Bay Mission (W.A.) -- History
Kalumburu Benedictine Mission -- History.
Catholic Church -- Missions -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Catholic Church -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- History
Catholic Church -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- History
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Religion
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Religious life -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Social conditions
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Missions -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley Region
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Social conditions
Missionary settlements -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Religious life -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Women -- Religious life -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Christianity.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Missions -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Religion.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Social conditions.
Kimberley (W.A.) -- Church history.
Genre/Form Church history.
History.
LC no. 2001391082
ISBN 1876268557
Other Titles Aboriginal women on Catholic missions in the Kimberley, Western Australia, 1900-1950