Aliens in Arnhem Land

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Frontier Pub., 1995 - Aboriginal Australians - 71 pages
Outlines the contribution of Thomas Webb to the Methodist Mission in Arnhem Land; introductory notes on James Watson at Goulburn Island; appointment of Webb to Milingimbi in 1926; account of the trial of three men accused of attacking the missionaries in 1927; Webb's translations into language (including Lord's Payer in Kopapingo [Gupapuyngu]) and study of culture; mentions Lloyd Warner's presence at Milingimbi; arrival of Harold and Ella Shepherdson; Webb's plea for justice in a murder case; his involvement in the Caledon Bay case; visits to eastern Arnhem Land to choose a site for a new mission; meeting with Wonggor and other representatives to discuss the new site at Yirrkala; changes brought about by the war; Appendix 1 reproduces Webb's "The suggested basis for Aboriginal Mission Policy"

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