Long Time, Olden Time: Aboriginal Accounts of Northern Territory History
Peter Read, Jay Read
Institute for Aboriginal Development Publications, 1991 - Aboriginal Australians - 151 pages
Collection of interviews with 48 Aboriginal people recorded in 1976-77. The book is divided into two sections, TConflict' and TLiving with Whites', and the interviews cover areas such as the Coniston Massacre, learning the white culture, living and working, and WWII. A chronology of Northern Territory events 1820-1970, a glossary and a map are also included. TIt is a major contribution to AboriginalPand to AustralianPhistoriography' (Henny Reynolds).
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