Further reading

Val Attenbrow, Aboriginal People of New South Wales (2004). Office of Indigenous Policy Coordination, Canberra, ACT.

Val Attenbrow, Sydney’s Aboriginal Past: Investigating the archaeological and historical records (2010; 2nd ed). University of New South Wales Press, Sydney, NSW.

Jack Brook, Shut out from the world: The Hawkesbury Aborigines Reserve and Mission 1889-1946 (1999; 2nd ed. rev). Deerubbin Press, Berowra Heights, NSW.

Jennet Cole-Adams and Judy Gauld, Indigenous Service: Investigating the wartime experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from the First World War to the present: a resource for secondary schools (2013). Department of Veterans’ Affairs and Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne, Vic.

Judy Crabb, Trevor Geary, Suzy Nunes and Gary Oakley, Too dark for the light horse : Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in the defence forces – Resource Book (1994), Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT. https://www.awm.gov.au/sites/default/files/education/box/03_res_book.pdf

Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society, The Ferry, the Branch, the Creek : Aspects of Hawkesbury history (2002, rev. ed). Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society, Wisemans Ferry, NSW.

Rod and Wendy Gow and Val Birch, World War I Hawkesbury Heroes: Windsor and Richmond Gazette newspaper extracts, reports and letters from the front (2001). R & W Gow, Cundletown, NSW.
You can view the indexes for these two volumes online at http://www.gownewspaperindexes.com.au/hero.html

Robert A Hall, The Black Diggers: Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in the Second World War (1989). Allen & Unwin, Sydney NSW. Electronic version also available.

Robert A. Hall, Fighters from the Fringe: Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders recall the Second World War (1995). Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, ACT.

Alick Jackomos and Derek Fowell, Forgotten heroes: Aborigines at war, from the Somme to Vietnam (1993). Victoria Press, Melbourne, Vic.

Diane Johnson, Sacred waters: The story of the Blue Mountains gully traditional owners (2006). Halstead Press, Broadway, NSW.

James Kohen, The Darug and their Neighbours: The traditional owners of the Sydney region (1993). Darug Link in association with Blacktown and District Historical Society.

James Kohen, Daruganora: Darug Country: The place and the people (2006). Darug Tribal Aboriginal Corporation, Blacktown, NSW.

Jocelyn M Powell, Lorraine Banks and Dharug and Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society, Hawkesbury River History: Governor Phillip, exploration, and early settlement (2011). Deerubbin Press, Berowra Heights, NSW.

John Ramsland and Christopher Mooney, Remembering Aboriginal heroes: Struggle, identity and the media (2006). Brolga Publishing, Melbourne, Vic.

Philippa Scarlett, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Volunteers for the AIF: The Indigenous response to World War One (2012, 2nd ed). Indigenous Histories, Macquarie, ACT.

Philippa Scarlett, The Lock Family in World War One: How service records contribute to Darug history (2011, 2nd ed). Darug Tribal Aboriginal Corporation, Blacktown, NSW.

Jim Smith, Aborigines of the Burragorang Valley, 1830-1960 (1991). J. Smith, Wentworth Falls, NSW.

Eugene Stockton and John Merriman (eds), Blue Mountains Dreaming: The Aboriginal heritage (2009; 2nd ed). Blue Mountain Education and Research Trust, Lawson, NSW. Includes a dictionary of the Gundungurra language and the Dharug language.

  1. New discoveries / Eugene Stockton
  2. Environmental conditions of the past in the Blue Mountains / Scott D. Mooney and Helene A. Martin
  3. Archaeology of the Blue Mountains / Eugene Stockton
  4. Aboriginal art in the Blue Mountains / Matthew Kelleher
  5. The Mountain Darug / Val Attenbrow
  6. Seeing Gundungurra country / Jim Smith
  7. Traditional subsistence in the Blue Mountains / John Merriman
  8. The Gully Aboriginal Place / Dianne Johnson
  9. An introduction to the Dharug language / Jim Kohen and Jeremy Steele
  10. Gundungurra: language of the Burragorang and Wollondilly / Jeremy Steele

Martin Thomas, The Artificial Horizon: Imagining the Blue Mountains (2003). Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Vic.

Christopher Tobin, The Dharug story – Our local history: an Aboriginal history of Western Sydney from 1788 (2002, 3rd ed). C. Tobin, Sydney, NSW.

Peter Turbet, The Aborigines of the Sydney district before 1788 (2001, rev ed). Kangaroo Press, East Roseville, NSW.

Peter Turbet, The First Frontier: The occupation of the Sydney region 1788-1816 (2011). Rosenberg Publishing, Dural N.S.W. Electronic version available.

Kate White and Robert Murray, Dharug and dungaree: The history of Penrith and St Marys to 1860 (1988). Hargreen Publishing in conjunction with the City of Penrith, North Melbourne, Vic.