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Title: The Garden Point Mob
Alternative Title: Stories about the early days of the Catholic mission and the people who lived there, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the mission
metadata.ebooks.dc.contributor.corpauthor: Historical Society of the Northern Territory
Alternative Title: Stories about the early days of the Catholic mission and the people who lived there, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the mission
Editor: Brogan, Thecla
Publication location: Darwin
Publisher: Historical Society of the Northern Territory
Publication date: 1990
Notes: Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).
Description / Abstract: Published to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Roman Catholic mission at Garden Point (Pularumpi) on Melville Island begun in 1940; consists of stories mostly from the early days, prepared by people who were taken to the mission as children in the 1940s and by some of the staff of the mission in the early days; includes evacuation to Melbourne in 1942 and return in 1945, conditions at the mission, dormitory life, education, recreation including hunting, bush trips and football.
Physical Description: x, 85 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm.
ISBN: 958809364
Language: English
Subject: Melville Island
Catholic Church
Missions
Aboriginal Australians
Religion
Subject Location: Garden Point
Citation address: http://hdl.handle.net/10070/300919
Copyright owner: Historical Society of the Northern Territory
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