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A Story to tell : the working lives of ten Aboriginal Australians / Jonathan Nadji ... [et al.] ; edited by Nan Gallagher
Bib ID 18223
Format BookBook
Author
Gallagher, Nan (Ed.)
 
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Description Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992 
vi, 170 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0521424321
Summary

Contains working biographies of ten Aborigines; Jonathan Nadji (park ranger), Monica Timaepatua (seamstress), Michael Hill (drug and alcohol counsellor), Alan Kyle (seaman), Betty Stewart (educational assistant), Rochelle Patten (artist), Gordon Pablo (language co -ordinator), Robert Bagie (broadcaster), Lyle Sansbury (company chairman) and Naomi Mayers (company secretary); topics covered include - National Parks Service; sport; bush foods; traditional and Christian beliefs; agricultural, mechanical and farm work; substance abuse; crocodile shooting, pearling and trochus industries; histories of La Perouse and Cummeragunja; discrimination (economic and social); employment; social work; education; health services; radio and television broadcasting; Aboriginal enterprises; Nurungga Farming Company; Aboriginal Health Service, Redfern; self-determination; government policy; language preservation and recovery.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: The authors speak
  • Editor's note
  • 1. Seeing it from both sides Jonathan Nadji
  • 2. Nginingawila ngirramini kapi parlingarri purumuwu ngawa-ampi ngawa-maniguwi Monica Timaepatua
  • 3. Meeting each challenge Michael Hill
  • 4. Battlin' for a quid Alan Kyle
  • 5. To give and not to take Betty Stewart
  • 6. Painting in my own way Rochelle Patten
  • 7. The land is my mother Gordon Pablo
  • 8. Tops on the tip, radio 4 INJ Robert Bagie
 
Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Includes bibliographical references (pages [160]-167) and index.

For senior secondary school students.

Source of Acquisition Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection 
Subjects Gallagher, Nan.  |  Nadji, Jonathan.  |  Timaepatua, Monica.  |  Hill, Michael.  |  Kyle, Alan.  |  Stewart, Betty.  |  Patten, Rochelle, 1951-  |  Pablo, Gordon, 1933-  |  Bagie, Robert.  |  Sansbury, Lyle.  |  Mayers, Naomi Ruth, 1941-  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.  |  Food - Bush tucker.  |  Health status - Public health.  |  Art - Artists - Women.  |  Media - Broadcast media - Radio.  |  Substance use - Social and economic aspects.  |  Sport.  |  Substance use.  |  Religions - Christianity.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Queensland.  |  Government policy - State and territory - New South Wales.  |  Media - Broadcast media - Television.  |  Education - Teaching.  |  Hunting - Crocodile.  |  Health services.  |  Environment - Conservation - Conservation areas.  |  Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Trochus.  |  Employment - Labour market.  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  Kakadu / Alligator Rivers area (NT SD53-01, SD53-05)  |  Bookayana / Point Pearce (SE SA SI53-12)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Cummeragunja (SW NSW SJ55-01)  |  La Perouse (S Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Redfern (Inner Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Robinvale (NW Vic SI54-12)  |  Redfern (Inner Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Cummeragunja (SW NSW SJ55-01)  |  Kakadu / Alligator Rivers area (NT SD53-01, SD53-05)  |  Robinvale (NW Vic SI54-12)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  La Perouse (S Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Bookayana / Point Pearce (SE SA SI53-12)  |  Aboriginal Australians - Economic conditions  |  Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions  |  Aboriginal Australians - Employment
Other authors/contributors Gallagher, Nan  |  Nadji, Jonathan

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