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To achieve our country : Australia and the Aborigines / Lorna Lippmann
Bib ID 1038146
Format BookBook
Author
Lippmann, Lorna
 
Description Melbourne : Cheshire, 1970 
88 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0701512474
Summary

European racial attitudes to Aborigine & Chinese, official attitudes of assimilation policy, brief survey of origin theories, physical characteristics, adaptation to environment, weapons, art forms, food collection & hunting methods, cooking, notes; Djonggandji specialization in canoe making, gift exchange, language, tribal territory, totemism, initiation, land ownership concept, social behaviour, government & law; early race relations from 1606 (Duyfken), attitudes of settlers, protection, reserves, assimilation, post 1945 Port Hedland strikes, integration; Aborigines today, legal status, wages & employment, housing, education, health, land rights; comparisons with New Zealand & U.S.A., Aboriginal attitudes.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.  |  Aboriginal Australians. -- Government relations.  |  Attitudes - Indigenous attitudes.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Weapons.  |  Settlement and contacts - Chinese.  |  Land rights - Ownership.  |  Human biology - Physiological adaptation.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Tjungundji people (Y14) (Qld SD54-03)  |  Employment - Conditions - Wages.  |  Hunting.  |  Health status - Public health.  |  Social behaviour.  |  Housing.  |  Tjungundji language (Y14) (Qld SD54-03)  |  Australia -- Race relations.  |  Port Hedland (WA East Pilbara SF50-04)  |  New Zealand (NZ)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)

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