Cover; Foreword; Contents; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: a Yandruwandha perspective; Kindred spirits and Yandruwandha country: a Yandruwandha perspective in 2013 on the Burke and Wills Expedition; Responding to Yandruwandha: a contemporary Howitt's experience; 1The Aboriginal legacy of the Burke and Wills Expedition: an introduction; 2The members of the Victorian Exploring Expedition and their prior experience of Aboriginal peoples.
3'Exploring is a killing game only to those who do not know anything about it': William Lockhart Morton and other contemporary views about the Victorian Exploring Expedition and its fate4The use and abuse of Aboriginal ecological knowledge; 5The Aboriginal contribution to the expedition, observed through Germanic eyes; Appendix 5.1 Extracts from the 1861 Anniversary Address of the Royal Society of Victoria delivered by the President, His Excellency Sir Henry Barkly KCB on 8 April 1861.
Appendix 5.2English translation of Beckler H (1867) Corroberri: Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Musik bei den australischen Ureinwohnern Globus 13, 82-84.6Language notes connected to the journey of the expedition as far as the Cooper; 7Burke and Wills and the Aboriginal people of the Corner Country; 8'Devil been walk about tonight
not devil belonging to blackfellow, but white man devil. Methink Burke and Wills cry out tonight "What for whitefellow not send horses and grub?"' An examination of Aboriginal oral traditions of colonial explorers; 9How did Burke die?
10Telling and retelling national narratives11The influence of Aboriginal country on artist and naturalist Ludwig Becker of the Victorian Exploring Expedition: Mootwingee, 1860-61; 12If I belong here how did that come to be?; 13Alfred Howitt and the erasure of Aboriginal history; 14Remembering Edwin J. Welch: surveyor to Howitt's Contingent Exploration Party; 15'We have received news from the blacks': Aboriginal messengers and their reports of the Burke relief expedition (1861-62) led by John McKinlay.
16William Landsborough's expedition of 1862 from Carpentaria to Victoria in search of Burke and Wills: exploration with native police troopers and Aboriginal guides17'I suppose this will end in our having to live like the blacks for a few months': reinterpreting the history of Burke and Wills; Index.
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