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eBook Life B'long Ali Drummond: A life in the Torres Strait download ISBN: 0855755563
Author: Sam Faulkner
Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press (July 1, 2007)
Language: English
Pages: 140
ePub: 1799 kb
Fb2: 1241 kb
Rating: 4.2
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Category: Biography
Subcategory: Ethnic and National

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Life B'long Ali Drummond book. Ali Drummond has had an extraordinary life, by any standards  . Orphaned when young, he took to a life at sea at age 14 and applied himself to learning the skills he needed to survive and prosper in a sometimes dangerous life seeking pearl she The story of the author s grandfather, one of the few Torres Strait Islander elders who lived through the height of the pearling era, Ali Drummond has had an. extraordinary life, by any standards.

The story of the author’s grandfather, one of the few Torres Strait Islander .

The story of the author’s grandfather, one of the few Torres Strait Islander elders who lived through the height of the. Orphaned when young, he took to a life at sea at age 14 and applied himself to learning the skills he needed to survive and prosper in a sometimes dangerous life seeking pearl shells, eventually becoming an expert diver and skipper himself.

Ali Drummond has had an extraordinary life, by any standards. Orphaned when young, Ali took to a life at sea aged just fourteen. Originally taken on as an apprentice, Ali applied himself to learning the skills he needed to survive and prosper in a sometimes dangerous life seeking pearl shells, trochus and bêche de mer. Alert to the Japanese divers’ knowledge, Ali learnt well from them and went on to become an expert diver and skipper himself.

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Life B'long Ali Drummond: A life in the Torres Strait. The story of the author’s grandfather, one of the few Torres Strait Islander elders who lived through the height of the pearling era, Ali Drummond has had an extraordinary life, by any standards. Orphaned when young, he took to a life at sea at age 14 and applied himself to learning the skills he needed to survive and prosper in a sometimes dangerous life seeking pearl shells, eventually becoming an expert diver and skipper himself

Ali Drummond is Sam Faulkner's grandfather, and this is his story.

Ali Drummond is Sam Faulkner's grandfather, and this is his story. Originally taken on as an apprentice, Ali applied himself to learning the skills he needed to survive and prosper in a sometimes dangerous life seeking pearl shells, trochus, and beche de mer. Alert to the knowledge of Japanese divers, Ali learned well from them and went on to become an expert diver and skipper himself

Life B'long AH Drummond: A Life in the Torres Strait. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies P, 2007. To understand the Torres Strait Islands, Faulkner gives a brief history of them in the prologue and throughout the book as well.

Life B'long AH Drummond: A Life in the Torres Strait. ISBN 13 978 085575 556 0. Having a written record of what historically happened to Torres Strait peoples is essential to understanding the present. Of special note is the 1879 Queensland Coast Inlands Act in which Queensland effectively took over the administration of these islands.

The story of the author’s grandfather, one of the few Torres Strait Islander elders who lived through the height of the pearling era, Ali Drummond has had an extraordinary life, by any standards. Orphaned when young, he took to a life at sea at age 14 and applied himself to learning the skills he needed to survive and prosper in a sometimes dangerous life seeking pearl shells, eventually becoming an expert diver and skipper himself.