Saturday, 23 June 2012

Australian National University Ebooks

 Digital sources available at the Australian National University EPress
( )
(1) Aboriginal History Journal Volumes 1 - 35
(2) Terra Australis Volumes 21 - 35

(3) Aboriginal History Monographs

What Good Condition (2006) Edited by Peter Read, Gary Meyers and Bob Reece
The Axe Had Never Sounded (2007) by John Mulvaney
Culture in Translation (2007) Edited by Martin Thomas
Transgressions (2007) Edited by Ingereth Macfarlane and Mark Hannah
Indigenous Biography and Autobiography (2008) Edited by P. Read, F. Peters-Little and A. Haebich
Aboriginal Placenames (2009) Edited by Harold Koch and Luise Hercus
The Two Rainbow Serpents Travelling (2009) by Jeremy Beckett and Luise Hercus
Passionate Histories (2010) Edited by Frances Peters-Little, Ann Curthoys and John Docker
Racial Folly (2010) by Gordon Briscoe
I Succeeded Once (2011) by Marie Hansen Fels
In Good Faith (2011) by Jessie Mitchell
Country, Native Title and Ecology (2012) Edited by Jessica K Weir

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Removal of Aboriginal Children

The web page of Robert van Krieken here contains pages titled

1. Attitudes to Aboriginals
2. Legislation and Policy Relating to Aboriginals and Halfcastes
3. Letters, Documents, Case Studies Re Removal of Aboriginal Children
4. Missions and Institutions - Conditions and Education

Item 3 above contains detailed examples of correspondence relating to removal of children from the Northern Territory, Queensland and South Australia.

The other items contain similar information to a lesser degree.

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Central Australian Genealogy

The following two publications are available digitally and contain detailed genealogical information about people from Central Australia.

Kathleen Stuart StrehlowAboriginal Women in Central Australia, a Preliminary Account (2000)
here )
Appendices include detailed genealogical information on
(1) The Henbury or Tunja Group (32 individuals)
(2) Urumuna Group (9 individuals)
(3) Emalknja Group (33 individuals)

Carl StrehlowDie Aranda- und Loritja-Stamme in Zentral-Australien (1907 - 1920)
( here )
Contains some detailed genealogical charts

Sunday, 17 June 2012

Federal Court of Australia - Genealogy

The following cases from the Federal Court of Australia ( ) are examples of Judgements containing a wealth of autobiographical and genealogical information about the claimants.

(1) Risk  v Northern Territory of Australia (with Corrigendum dated 29 August 2006) [2006] FCA 404 (29 August 2006) (Larrakia)
(2) Jango v Northern Territory of Australia (includes Summary) [2006] FCA 318 (31 March 2006) (Yulara)
(3) Harrington-Smith on behalf of the  Wongatha  People v Western Australia (No 9) [2007] FCA 31 (5 February 2007)

Saturday, 16 June 2012

Site move from VICNET

As VICNET is closing down I have moved my website to .

The information is the same although the page appearance has changed slightly.

A web site search feature had been added.

Other additions will be added over time.

I welcome any comments