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We call for a treaty / Judith Wright
Bib ID 1663487
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Wright, Judith, 1915-2000
 
Online Versions
Description Sydney : Collins/Fontana, 1985 
xv, 360 p. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0006368999 (paperback)
Summary

Traces background to development of concept of treaty, including early contact, Gove case, Tent Embassy, Coe's case, Land Rights Act; Aboriginal attitudes to treaty; concepts of Sovereignty in International Law; constitutional power of Commonwealth, including Koowarta case; violation of human rights to international context; report of Senate Committee; references throughout to FCAATSI, NAC.

Full contents Includes index 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 308-316.

Subjects Aboriginal Treaty Committee (Australia)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.  |  Law - Land - State and Territory - Northern Territory.  |  Attitudes - Indigenous attitudes.  |  Law - Land - Commonwealth.  |  Law - Constitutional law - Treaty movement.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Indigenous embassies and political missions - Tent Embassy, Parliament House, Canberra.  |  Law - International law.  |  Parliamentary Triangle (Canberra ACT SI55-16)  |  Nhulunbuy / Gove (East Arnhem Land NT SD53-04)  |  Nhulunbuy / Gove (East Arnhem Land NTSD53-04)  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld TSI SC54, SC55-05)
Other authors/contributors Aboriginal Treaty Committee (Australia)

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