The stories and ideas from the Aboriginal people of Bourke, contained in this book, along with those of a few gubbas (whitefellas), are based on recordings made in the 1980s by Leatta Ballangary and Kevin Knight, and in the 1990s by John Mackay and Gillian Cowlishaw. The book highlights a small selection of what people said about their lives, each in their own style. The stories are presented as a history beginning from early memories of nineteenth century conditions.
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Cowlishaw, G. 2006. Bourke: Our Yarns: The Stories Behind 'Blackfellas, Whitefellas'. Sydney: University of Technology Sydney ePress. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5130/0980284007
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Published on Jan. 1, 2006