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Author
Longworth, Alison
Title
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An historical analysis of five women missionaries and their encounters with the Nyungar people of south-west Australia
Type of Work
PhD thesis
Imprint
Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, 2005
Url
http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/163/2/02Whole.pdf
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This thesis explores the complexity of the relationship between female missionaries, the Aboriginal people whom they sought to convert, the evangelical and revivalist traditions that underwrote their beliefs and practices, and their invisibility in church hierarchies. The study provides thoughtful insight into the operations and experiences of the Australian Aborigines Mission (AAM) and its successor, the United Aborigines Mission in Western Australia. A history of the antecedents of the AAM in New South Wales is also included.

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Australian Aborigines' Advocate
Title
Australian Aborigines' Advocate
Type
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Date
31 March 1908
Source
Longworth, Alison

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