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Title: Series 14, 5c - Eucla district
Author: Bates, Daisy
Issue Date: 27-Oct-2015
Abstract: "Extracts from notebooks 1900 – 1935 when in residence at various camps or travelling...": List of people from Ooldea, Fowler’s Bay, Nungari and Murgaru; list of provisions for Christmas cheer; list of rations given to Moonlight (Iberi or Wongarri); descriptive writing about the landscape, the difficulties of life, the benefits of a cheerful disposition and her Celtic blood, the wearing of long dresses in the desert and musings on the future of half caste people in white Australia; details of people at the camp; some of the mob at Pintimba; all that are left of the Yuria mob; words from Abladhanu (informant); descriptive writing about the healing power of sea and sun.
Description: The Barr Smith Library recognises the moral rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the owners of their knowledge. To this end, Special Collections is digitising the Daisy Bates Papers in our collections to enhance access for people who cannot travel to Adelaide. Please be aware that this site may contain sensitive information, including the names and images of people who have passed away and which may sadden and distress some Aboriginal people. This site may also contain language and terms used by an author that reflect an inappropriate attitude due to the historical context in which these records were created.
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