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The Coniston killings

Hartwig, M. C.

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"Mr. Frederick Brooks, a prospector, was murdered by blacks early in August of last year at a lonely spot 80 miles north of Alice Springs and later an attack was made by blacks on a station owner, Mr. William Morton. Mr. Brooks was assailed with spears, tomahawks and boomerangs. Police went in pursuit and in a series of violent encounters 31 blacks were killed."

dc.contributor.authorHartwig, M. C.
dc.date.accessioned2022-08-17T01:24:03Z
dc.date.available2022-08-17T01:24:03Z
dc.identifier.otherb12100791
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/271404
dc.description.abstract"Mr. Frederick Brooks, a prospector, was murdered by blacks early in August of last year at a lonely spot 80 miles north of Alice Springs and later an attack was made by blacks on a station owner, Mr. William Morton. Mr. Brooks was assailed with spears, tomahawks and boomerangs. Police went in pursuit and in a series of violent encounters 31 blacks were killed."
dc.relation.ispartofseriesNARU Thesis
dc.rights© 1960 The authors
dc.subjectAboriginal Australians
dc.subjectAustralia
dc.subjectNorthern Territory
dc.subjectGovernment relations
dc.subjectHistory
dc.titleThe Coniston killings
dc.typeThesis (Honours)(non-ANU)
local.description.notes991010162329707631
local.type.degreeThe Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts
dc.date.issued1960
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.type.publisherThe University of Adelaide
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
dc.provenanceDigitised by The Australian National University in 2022
CollectionsANU North Australia Research Unit (NARU)

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