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The Bible in Buffalo Country: Oenpelli Mission 1925–1931

May, Sally K.; Rademaker, Laura; Nadjamerrek, Donna; Narndal Gumurdul, Julie

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Arriving in the remote Arnhem Land Aboriginal settlement of Oenpelli (Gunbalanya) in 1925, Alf and Mary Dyer aimed to bring Christ to a former buffalo shooting camp and an Aboriginal population many whites considered difficult to control. The Bible in Buffalo Country: Oenpelli Mission 1925–1931 represents a snapshot of the tumultuous first six years of the Church Missionary Society’s mission at Oenpelli and the superintendency of Alfred Dyer between 1925 and 1931. Drawing together documentary...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2020-10
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/219094
DOI: 10.22459/BBC.2020
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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