Sort of a Place Like Home: Remembering the Moore River Native Settlement

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Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1993 - Aboriginal Australians - 351 pages
Interviews with; Hazel Anderson, Jim and Myrtle Brennan, Robert Bropho, Eric Conway, Ken Colbung, Doreen Dalgety, Elizabeth Dalgety, Ralph Dalgety, Jack Davis, Olive Hart , Vincent Lambadgee, Ned Mippy, Phyllis Mippy, Edie Moore , Alice Nannup, Angus Wallam and Bella Yappo - are the basis for this history of the Moore River Native Settlement; includes an annotated selection of articles from Western Australian newspapers; biography of Gladys Gilligan compiled from archival documents and a fictional account of A.O. Neville addressing a class of Aboriginal children.

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Contents

Acknowledgements viii
13
A Day in the Life of Moore River
44
Bread and Fat
81
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Susan Maushart was born in New York and has lived in Australia since 1985. Her first book, "Sort of a Place Like Home," won a Festival Award for Literature at the Adelaide Festival in 1994, and her second, "The Mask of Motherhood," was published to international acclaim. She is a senior research associate at Curtin University, a columnist for the Australian Magazine and lives in Perth with her three children.

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