Contents include: The forgotten country of the Yarra Valley 1837-1851 p5. The arrival of the first of the valley’s hardnosed squatters p11. But who actually owned the land of the Yarra Valley? P30. Loss of land, loss of resources, loss of culture, loss of heart p39. Failed protectorate and native police, now squatter law only rules p46. The final sad fading away of the aborigines p54. The long overdue entry of the pioneers p63. Slowly the land goes into morning p66. The new digger world arising p72. The hidden cultural landscape of the Yarra Valley p83. A fresh start along the rocky road to aboriginal reconciliation p91. Kulin vegetable foods, drinks, medicines and other resources p103.