Katarapko: Oral History of Gil Stoneham, Gladys Stoneham, Peter Teakle, John Aston, and Clarence John

Title

Katarapko: Oral History of Gil Stoneham, Gladys Stoneham, Peter Teakle, John Aston, and Clarence John

Description

An interview in three parts with the Gil and Gladys Stoneham, Peter Teakle, John Aston, and Clarence John; professional fishers of the Murray River in the Renmark area. Gil is also a cut flower grower.

The group talk about: a wall structure built in 1959 which stopped flows and reduced water levels in Ral Ral Creek; the story behind the naming of Squabbily Creek; Aboriginal rock corrals and cooking places; professional fishing methods; family records of plant species (lucerne, hawthorn, rhubarb, nardoo) created by Bert Stoneham; disappearance of lobster in the 1960s; 1956 and 1970 floods; salt interception scheme.

Creator

Heather Goodall
Jodi Frawley

Publisher

University of Technology, Sydney

Contributor

Murray-Darling Basin Authority
NSW Department of Primary Industries - NSW Fisheries

Rights

Copyright University of Technology, Sydney

Date

2010-10-29

Access Rights

Open access

License

Interviewer

Jodi Frawley

Interviewee

Gil Stoneham
Gladys Stoneham
Peter Teakle
John Aston
Clarence John

Location

Renmark, South Australia

Duration

Part 1 00:20:45
Part 2 00:17:34
Part 3 00:12:20

Item Relations

This Item Is Related To Item: Katarapko: Oral History of Eric (John) Aston
Item: Katarapko: Images from interview with Eric (John) Aston
This Item Is Part Of Item: Katarapko Creek
This Item Was Created By Item: Prof. Heather Goodall
Item: Dr Jodi Frawley
This Item Has Provenance Information Item: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA)
Item: State Library of New South Wales
This Item References The Subject Item: Murray Cod
Item: Common Yabbie

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