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ISBN-13: 9781876268558
Publisher: UWA Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2001
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.47(w) x 8.15(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figuresix
List of Abbreviationsxi
Currency Conversionxii
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Prefacexv
Definitions and Terminologyxx
Introduction1
Aboriginal Women in Colonized Australia1
Hearing Aboriginal Women's Voices7
Exploring the Arts of Resistance11
Writing the History of Aboriginal Women: The Politics of Representation17
1The Kimberley and its People27
Relationship between Aborigines and the Land28
People of Beagle Bay, Broome and Drysdale River Mission34
Influence and Perspectives of Outsiders36
2Catholic Missions in the Kimberley53
Beagle Bay Mission and Broome54
Drysdale River Mission (Kalumburu)64
Connections between Beagle Bay and Drysdale River Missions83
Catholic Missions and Aboriginal Women84
3Beyond Control: Aboriginal Women on the Pearling Coast96
Contact with Asian People97
Regulation of Marriage and Cohabitation113
Failure of Government Controls116
4Homes for Wayward Women127
5Let the Children Come to Me142
Removal of Children143
Mission Life152
6Bishop's Dream: Daughters of Our Lady, Queen of the Apostles172
7Mission Marriage186
Anthropologists' Perspectives189
Mission Perspectives--Christian Marriage195
Aboriginal Perspectives214
Perspectives of Government Officials224
8World War II244
Preparation for War245
Evacuation of Northern Australia251
Impact of World War II on Broome Aborigines254
Impact of World War II on Kalumburu Aborigines265
Impact of World War II on Aborigines Elsewhere in the East Kimberley273
Epilogue285
Appendices
AChronology of Aboriginal Affairs Administration291
BAborigines Department, its Successors and Responsible Ministers292
CFull Text of the Submission to the Moseley Royal Commission by the Half-castes of Broome, January 1935293
DChildren Admitted to Beagle Bay Mission, 1895-1909298
EChildren at Beagle Bay Mission, 1910-1936299
FDaughters of Our Lady, Queen of the Apostles--Rules, Outline of their Training, and Form of the Ceremony of Dedication300
Bibliography305
Index347

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