The Kalkadoons: A Study of an Aboriginal Tribe on the Queensland Frontier

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    First Edition.

    21.5cm x 13.5cm. 213 pages, 6 colour plates, illustrations, some colour, maps. Pictorial wrappers.

    A resource book for teachers, students and readers of Australian history. “The Kalkadoon (Kalkatungu) are descendants of an Indigenous Australian tribe living in the Mount Isa region of Queensland. Their forefather tribe has been called the Elite of the Aboriginal warriors of Queensland. In 1884 they were massacred at Battle Mountain by settlers and police.” (from Kalkadoon PBC website) This book shows that the Kalkadoon did not submissively accept the takeover of their land.

    Very minor general wear and tanning.. Near Fine Condition.