Men of yesterday : a social history of the Western District of Victoria, 1834-1890 Kiddle, Margaret, 1914-1958

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Kiddle, Margaret, 1914-1958
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Squatters - Victoria - Western District - History - 19th century.; Victoria - History - 1834-1900.; Victoria - History.
Summary
p.5-6; Brief physical description (clothing, material possessions); p.6; Huts, diet (eels, mussels, honey); p.6-7; Hunting for kangaroos, emus, wild fowl, cooking with clay ovens, hot embers; p.7-8; Kinship & marriage laws, intertribal conflict p.8; Message stick or smoke signal summons to tribal gatherings at Mirraewuae marsh & Mt. Noorat for hunting, corroborees & trading; obsidian used for scraping & polishing weapons; p.8- 10; General religious beliefs; p.11-12; Corroborees; p.38; Establishment of Native Protectorate 1838; p.61; Attacks on shepherds; p.119-122; Abuse of Aboriginal women; p.122-130; Relations with settlers, list of outrages during 2 months (from Geelong Advertiser, Apr. 1842); Buntingdale Mission, Black Police; effect of contact; Mount Noorat, a sacred place of Aborigines taken by squatters.
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