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Point McLeay Native Institution
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Creator : Walker, William
Source : Parliamentary papers, South Australia, no. 210, 1862
Place Of Creation : Adelaide
Publisher : R E E Rogers, Government Printer
Date of creation : 1862
Format : Magazine
Dimensions : 335 x 220 x 53 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

William Walker, Protector of Aborigines, reports on his visit of inspection to Point McLeay Mission.

He describes the daily routine, the education of the children and their proficiency in their lessons, the buildings and the numbers of Aboriginal people at the mission. He refers also to George Taplin's translation of some of the gospels and a number of hymns into the Aboriginal language.

Related names :

Point McLeay Mission Station

Coverage year : 1862
Period : 1852-1883
Place : Point McLeay
Region : Riverland and Murraylands
Further reading :

Bell, Diane. Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin : a world that is, was and will be, North Melbourne, Spinifex Press, 1998

Berndt, Ronald M. and Berndt, Catherine H. with Stanton, John E. A world that was: the Yaraldi of the Murray River and the lakes, South Australia, Vancouver: UBC Press, 1993

Jenkin, Graham. Conquest of the Ngarrindjeri, Point McLeay, Raukkan Publishers, 1995, 2nd ed

Kartinyeri, Doreen. Ngarrindjeri Nation: Genealogies of Ngarrindjeri Families, 2006

Taplin, George (ed). The Folklore, manners, customs and languages of the South Australian Aborigines, Bridgewater, 1989, edited by G. Taplin, first published 1879

Woolmer, George. Traditional Ngarinyeri people: Aboriginal people of the Murray Mouth Region, Adelaide, Education Department of South Australia, 1986

Internet links :

ABC: George Negus Tonight - History: Indigenous river life Jenni Grace, Elder, Mid-Murray Region; Richard Hunter, Nganguraku Elder; Dr Philip A. Clarke, Head Of Anthropology, SA Museum. [07/06/2004]

Ngurunderi: an Aboriginal Dreaming [SA Museum]

Nukkan Kungun Yunnan - Ngarrindjeri's Being Heard

Stories of the Dreaming from Ngarrindjeri people of the lower River Murray area of South Australia: Thukeri Kevin Smith - narrator; Thukeri story explanation Veena Gollan - narrator



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