The lives of stories : three Aboriginal-settler friendships

The Lives of Stories traces three stories of Aboriginal-settler friendships that intersect with the ways in which Australians remember founding national stories, build narratives for cultural revival, and work on reconciliation and self-determination. These three stories, which are still being told...

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Main Author: Dortins, Emma
Corporate Author: Australian National University Press
Format: eBook
Published: Acton, A.C.T. ANU Press and Aboriginal History Inc. 2018, 2018©2018
Series:Aboriginal history monograph series
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-263)
  • The Life and Adventures of James Morrill. Crossing there and back, living to tell a tale
  • Becoming first white resident
  • Ways of knowing the Burdekin
  • Part 2: The Many Truths of Bennelong's Tragedy. Bennelong's rise and fall
  • History, tragedy and truth in Bennelong's story
  • Ambassador between the present and the past
  • Part 3: Friendship Beyond the Grave. A family heirloom
  • At the confluence of two stories
  • Friendship and the grave
  • Conclusion: Living Histories, Living Stories