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We are staying : the Alyawarre struggle for land at Lake Nash / Pamela Lyon and Michael Parsons ; for the Central Land Council
Bib ID 205412
Format BookBook
Author
Lyon, Pamela
 
Description Alice Springs, N.T. : IAD Press, 1989 
viii, 239 p. : ill., facisms, map, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0731674588
Summary

History of Alpurrurulam Communitys political and legal action to secure living area on pastoral station; violent conflict, dispossession, resettlement; treatment of Aboriginal pastoral workers, Northern Australian Workers Union Lake Nash strike, equal wages campaign, living and working conditions; government policy, land rights legislation; Lake Nash Land Claim; disputes, negotiations re sub-lease, proposed relocation to Bathurst Downs, excision, easement agreement Alpurrurulam Land Aboriginal Corporation; roles of Commonwealth and Northern Territory governments, Department of Aboriginal Affairs, Ian Pitman, Central Land Council, Office of Aboriginal Liaison, George Ormrod, Swift Australia Company Pty Ltd, Arthur Bassingthwaighte, Percy Crumblin, King Ranch Australia Pty Ltd, Georgina Downs Pty Ltd, Harry Campbell, Lesley Reilly, Reverend Jim Downing, Nugget Smith, Tommy Turner, Pompie Turner.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 232-235.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Lake Nash Region.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Lake Nash Region -- Land tenure.  |  Alyawarra (Australian people)  |  Law - Land - State and Territory - Northern Territory.  |  Land rights - Claims, disputes, hearings.  |  Settlement and contacts - Resettlement and removals.  |  Land rights - Excisions and leases - Pastoral leases.  |  Law - Land - Commonwealth.  |  Socioeconomic conditions - Living conditions.  |  Employment - Conditions - Wages.  |  Government policy - Commonwealth.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Land rights.  |  Government policy - Integration.  |  Employment - Conditions - Industrial relations - Trade unions.  |  Alyawarr / Alyawarre people (C14) (NT SF53-07)  |  Land rights - Excisions and leases - Private excisions.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Bathurst (SW NSW SI55-08)  |  Ilperrelhelame / Alpurrurulam / Lake Nash (SE Central NT SF53-04)
Other authors/contributors Parsons, Michael  |  Central Land Council (Australia)

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