INCLUDES MAP Mentions contact with explorers; rock art and rock engravings at Laura, including Quinkan figures; battle of Mitchell River; Bamaga Native Reserve; Torres Strait pearling; Aboriginal resistance to gold diggers; Aboriginal stockmen, midwives (p.73); construction of telegraph line from Palmerville to the Cape; rescue of plane crash victims by Aborigines in 1942; setting up of missions, reserves on Cape York peninsula; timeline of European expeditions 1845-1990; briefly mentions Kanju, Kokoberin, Tjapukai, Wik Monkan, Wuthathi, Yaraikana, Yintjingga people.
161,  p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.) ; 22 x 28 cm. + 1 map (col. ; 73 x 50 cm. folded to 19 x 26 cm.) #050322 (Name on inside cover.)
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