2008, English, Map, Thesis edition: Gundungurra country / by James Leslie Smith. Smith, Jim.

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  • 3 volumes (xxxvii, 692 pages) : genealogical tables, maps, portraits ; 30 cm.
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Gundungurra country /​ by James Leslie Smith.
Author
  • Smith, Jim.
Produced
  • 2008
Content Types
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • 3 volumes (xxxvii, 692 pages) : genealogical tables, maps, portraits ; 30 cm.
Subjects
Summary
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Contents
  • Introduction : Foreword by Ivy Brookman
  • Ch. 1: Language and country : Where was the Gundungurra language spoken?; The Gundungurra clans : Southern Highlands &​ Burragorang Valley; Cox's River; The Southern clans; Northwestern groups; Summary of data on Gundungurra clans; The Burra Burra and their country: introduction; a Burra Burra family; Burra Burra cultural landscape
  • The Gundungurra Dreaming : introduction; a note on terminology; assessing authenticity of sources; oral history
  • Mathews and Bennett, the two main recorders of Gundungurra mythology, and their informants : R. H. Mathews; A. L. Bennett; The informants of Bennett and Mathews; Summary
  • The journey of Gurangatch &​ Mirragan : mapping the landmarks; The characters of the story; Other versions of the Gurangatch and Mirragan story; Gurangatch and Mirragan beyond Gundungurra country; Gurangatch and Mirragan country today; Locating Gurangatch's waterholes; How Mathews' understanding of Gurangatch and Mirragan evolved
  • The Gundungurra Bullun stories : introduction; The Brambambults; Locating the Bullun stories; Summary of the Bullun stories
  • Analysis of stories recorded by Mathews and Bennett : how Mathews edited Gundungurra stories; Comparisons of versions of stories recorded by Mathews and Bennett; Men's and women's versions of Gundungurra stories
  • Other recorders of Gundungurra mythology : Charles Peck; Frank Walford; Patricia Stone and stories of the Three Sisters; The echo legends; James Lawrence; William Watson Sharp; Louisa Atkinson; Martin Feld; Mel Ward; Gundungurra stories - lost, or known only from fragments; Conclusion to mythology
  • Ch. 3: After the Dreaming - the Burragorang community : Gundungurra families of the Burragorang Valley and beyond
  • Land claims and reserves of the Burragorang Valley : introduction; What is a reserve?; Aboriginal reserve 17023; Aboriginal reserve 14937; Aboriginal reserves 40401 and 40798; Aboriginal reserve 10159; Aboriginal reserve 26; Aboriginal reserve 27; John Jingery's conditional purchase; Henry Willis; John Riley's conditional purchase
  • The Aboriginal voters of the Burragorang Valley; Summary of the Burragorang Aboriginal community
  • Ch. 4: Aboriginal cultural landscapes of the Burragorang Valley and surrounding areas : introduction; Lower Cox; Kedumba; Central and lower Burragorang; Upper Burragorang; Jingery; Summary of cultural landscapes
  • Summary and conclusions
  • Appendix : Family trees : Burragorang Valley Aboriginal community 1830s to 1950s
  • Clarkson/​Sims/​Davis family tree
  • Sherritt family tree
  • Shepherds family tree
  • Mary Smith's families
  • Saunders family tree.
Notes
  • MS 4925.
  • Thesis (Ph.D) -- Macquarie University, 2008.
  • Bibliography : pages 649-689.
Language
  • English
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