Historical information

This book tells the story of William Barak and the de Pury family, where descendants of both sides still live today. It also has national significance as a story that explores the complex, first generation negotiations between Aboriginal and European people. Also the establishment of Coranderrk Aborignal Station at Healesville and the growth of the wine industry in the Yarra Valley. William Barak was a Wurundjeri leader and the de Purys' were a wine making family. The book complemented and exhibition called Oil Paint and Ochre 29 Aug - 22 Nov 2015.

Physical description

Soft cover paperback