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Black War in Arnhem Land

Mickey Dewar

Black War in Arnhem Land

missionaries and the Yolngu 1908-1940

by Mickey Dewar

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Published by Australian National University, North Australia Research Unit in Darwin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arnhem Land (N.T.),
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Yolngu (Australian people) -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Yolngu (Australian people) -- Missions -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.),
    • Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-103) and index.

      StatementMickey Dewar.
      ContributionsAustralian National University. North Australia Research Unit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU125.Y64 D49 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 107 p. :
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1523805M
      ISBN 100731514270
      LC Control Number93212728
      OCLC/WorldCa27544482

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Description In the s Australia was stunned by a series of seemingly inexplicable murders of non –aboriginal people perpetrated by the Arnhem Land Yulngu. After eight deaths in two years, newspapers were calling it the ‘Black War’. Missionaries, police and the media were equally convinced they knew the reasons for the by: The "Black Black War in Arnhem Land book in Arnhem Land: missionaries and the Yolngu / Mickey Dewar Australian National University, North Australia Research Unit Darwin Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Black War, (–30), term applied to hostilities between Aborigines and white European soldiers and settlers on the Australian island of Tasmania (then called Van Diemen’s Land), which resulted in the virtual extermination of the original Aboriginal population of the island.

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