Author Faculty (Discipline)

Arts

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2021

Book

Remembering Mona Mona: The Mission in the Rainforest pp. 245-262

ISBN

9781922373465

Embargo Period

9-14-2021

ANZSRC / FoR Code

430302 Australian history| 430313 History of empires, imperialism and colonialism| 430314 History of religion| 450107 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history| 500405 Religion, society and culture

Avondale Research Centre

Scripture, Spirituality and Society Research Centre

Reportable Items (HERDC/ERA)

B2

Peer Review

Before publication

Abstract

This chapter looks at the leisure activities available to the indigenous inmates of the Mona Mona Mission. It explores the recreation officially made available by government and mission authorities, the changes over time, and their reception by the inmates. It also examines Aboriginal agency in creating their own fun times, both within and outside of the regulated environment in which they were confined.

Comments

Used by permission: the author.

Staff and Students of Avondale University may access Remembering Mona Mona from the Avondale University Library (266.67 W33).


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