Comprehensive history of the Cape Bedford and Hope Vale Lutheran missions including Guugu Yimidhirr traditional life and tribal/family territory; contact history including encounter with Captain Cook; Palmer River gold rush and violent conflict with miners; European settlement and establishment of Cooktown; role of Protectors Meston and Roth; missionary activity at Elim and Hope Valley; role of missionaries Flierl, Myer, Pingilina, Pfalzar, Schwarz (Muni) and Poland; evacuation during World War II to Palm Island and Woorabinda; establishment and development of Hope Vale; life stories by Magdalena Mulun, George Bowen, Bob Flinders, Leo Rosendale and Nellie Woibo.

Publisher: Hope Vale Mission Board

Date Published: 1986

Book Condition:  Very good soft cover showing some small tears to cover edges, edge wear and minor cover soiling, otherwise a clean, tight and and unmarked copy internally

ISBN: 1862523118

ISBN: 1862523118

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