Sunday, 30 April 2017

Native Title Authorisation Meeting - South East Queensland Area

The claim area is roughly enclosed by Beenleigh, Beaudesert, Boonah, Rathdowney, Coolangatta, Nerang and Coomera.

 The apical ancestors are listed as

 1 Sarah Warri/Warru Clarke;
 2 George Daramlee Drumley;
 3 Jack Slab/Slabb Snr (husband of Lizzie Waggil Slabb & father of Charlotte, Frank,
    John/Jack Jnr, Olive & Victor);
 4 Kitty Blow (wife of Joseph Blow & mother of Frank Blow & Hughie Blow);
 5 Jackey Jackey aka Bilin Bilin aka Bilin aka John 'Johnny' Logan (father of Emily Logan &
    Johnny Logan);
 6 Kipper Tommy Andrews (father of Lizzie Malay (nee Tommie);
 7 Julia Sandy (wife of Arthur Ford);
 8 Billy Terribah/Didiba Andrews (father of Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Boyd (nee Andrews);
 9 Mary Ann Mitchell (mother of Mary Ann Drumley (nee Sandy), Ida Bell (nee Sandy),
    Norman Sandy Snr & Lindsay 'Billy' Sandy);
10 Unnamed mother of Matilda 'Mittie' Fogarty (nee Sandy) and
     Lizzie (mother of William 'Billy' Brown);
11 Alice Edwards (nee Coolwell) (mother of Jack Jnr, Florence, Minnie, Eva, Eileen,
     Maud, Catherine, Evelyn & Julia);
12 Coolum (husband of Nancy Culham (nee Coolwell) & father of Joseph 'Joe', Maude,
     Lucy & Lena);
13 Unnamed mother of Nancy Culham (nee Coolwell) (wife of Coolum & mother of
     Joseph 'Joe', Maude, Lucy & Lena);
14 Yarry (father of Frederick 'Fred' Yarrie/Yarry);
15 Joseph Coolwell (husband of Polly Allen/Dalton & father of Alfred, Eva, Edward,
     Rose, Campbell, Michael & Andrew);
16 Polly Allen/Dalton (wife of Joseph Coolwell & mother of Eva, Edward, Rose, Campbell,
     Michael & Andrew);
17 Elizabeth Wheeler/Tomes;
18 Jim Edwards Snr (husband of Topsy (of Ipswich) & father of Jimmy Edwards Jnr).

Appeared in the Koori Mail dated April 19, 2017.

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Brewarrina Shire - Community-based Aboriginal Heritage Study

The following two publications were compiled and edited by Dr Laila Haglund in 2012.

Brewarrina Shire - Community-based Aboriginal Heritage Study - Part 1
Brewarrina Shire - Community-based Aboriginal Heritage Study - Part 2

Part 2 contains a Table titled "Residents at Goodooga Aboriginal Reserve" as follows
(a) 1940's, population about 120
(b) 1960's, population about 177
(c) 1992, population 38
(d) 1994, population 29
(e) February 1995, population 27

Each part lists the names of people, house number and some relationship comments.