Book Review: Digger J. Jones: My diary (by Richard J. Frankland)

Bell, Jeanie (2007) Book Review: Digger J. Jones: My diary (by Richard J. Frankland). Ngoonjook: a Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues (31). pp. 58-59. ISSN 1039-8236

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Abstract

A book review of "Digger J. Jones: My Diary" by Jeanie Bell, Senior Lecturer in Language & Linguistics at Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education.
The story recounts the events leading up the 1967 Referendum through the eyes of an eleven year old Aboriginal lad known as Digger.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: About the Reviewer Jeanie Bell is a Jagera and Dulingbara woman from south-east Queensland, who has worked with Aboriginal languages for the past 25 years. Jeanie worked in central Australia for a number of years at Yipirinya School and IAD, as well as in north Queensland where she taught Indigenous Australian language studies at the North Queensland Institute of TAFE in Cairns. She has been on the Research Committee at AIATSIS in Canberra for the past 7 years, and has a Masters degree in Linguistics from the University of Melbourne. She worked as the linguist/researcher for the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for languages in 2004/2005 and is now working as a lecturer at Batchelor Institute with the Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics.
Keywords: Ngoonjook; Batchelor Press; Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
Field of Research: 20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200201 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2003 Language Studies > 200319 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
P Language and Literature > PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2009 17:02
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2011 15:32
URI: http://eprints.batchelor.edu.au/id/eprint/4

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