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Gangurru: Cultural Crossroads
Gangurru: Cultural Crossroads

Gangurru: Cultural Crossroads


Kube, Wilfred

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Gangurru: Cultural Crossroads. Towards Understanding and Reconciliation. This is the story of the Guugu Yimidhirr Aboriginal people of the Cooktown region, since first contact by Captain James Cook. The Guugu Yimidhirr aborigines had no concept of European culture when they first encountered Captain James Cook in 1770. He needed to repair his ship which had been damaged on the Great Barrier Reef. What happens at the Cultural Crossroads?

ISBN: 9780646963938
Author: Kube, Wilfred
Publication date: 01/11/2016
Format: Hardback
Pages: 399
Dimension: 250mm X 175mm

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