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First contact in the Western Desert

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This is the story of first contact between a young aboriginal woman, Yuwali, and European Australia. It happened in 1964, but its genesis began in 1947, when the Commonwealth Government announced a rocket testing range was to be located at Woomera. Highly illuustrated with iamages from the sixties.

Author Biography

Peter Johnson has taught history, English, and creative writing in high schools and colleges in Canada for over thirty-five years. He has written several books on BC maritime history, including Glyphs and Gallows: The Rock Art of Clo-oose and the Wreck of the John Bright; Voyages of Hope: The Saga of the Bride-Ships; Quarantined: Life and Death at William Head Station, 1872-1959; and, with John Walls, To the Lighthouse: An Explorer's Guide to the Island Lighthouses of Southwestern BC. He has also written and directed a documentary film on Lake Winnipeg, which was shown on CBC television, and published interpretive articles on Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov and George Orwell's 1984. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 2005
Collection
Country of Publication
Australia
Illustrations
b/w photos
Imprint
Aboriginal Studies Press
Pages
304
Dimensions
225x270x15
ISBN-13
9780855754570
Product ID
2072379

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