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Author Zagar, Cilka.

Title Goodbye riverbank : the Barwon - Namoi people tell their story / Cilka Zagar
Published Broome, W.A. : Magabala Books, 2000

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 W'PONDS  994.0049915 Zag/Grt  AVAILABLE
Description x, 182 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents The coming of the white man -- Hard work on the stations -- The stolen generations -- Moving all the time: missions and reserves -- Around the Second World War -- The forties, fifties and sixties -- Jail and detention -- Family -- Protest movements -- After the referendum: the problems of today -- A contemporary autobiography: Muriel Dennis -- The nineties: health and reconciliation
Summary Northwestern NSW was forcibly taken by white settlers in the mid nineteenth century. Surviving land owners were moved on, placed on missions and reserves, but kept returning to the riverbank. In this book, descendants protray past upheavals and their hopes for the future
Analysis Australian Aboriginal studies (New South Wales)
Notes Aboriginal content
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Barwon River Region (N.S.W.) -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Barwon River Region (Qld and N.S.W.) -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Barwon River Region (Vic.) -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Namoi River Region (N.S.W.) -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Barwon River Region -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Namoi River Region -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Namoi River region -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria -- Barwon River Region -- History
Barwon River Region (Qld. and N.S.W.) -- History
Barwon River Region (Vic.)
Barwon River Region (Vic.) -- History
Namoi River Region (N.S.W.) -- History
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2001411925
ISBN 1875641637