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Yandy / by Donald Stuart
Bib ID 2234455
Format BookBook
Author
Stuart, Donald, 1913-1983
 
Description Melbourne : Georgian House, 1959 
156 p. ; 23 cm. 
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Summary

The story of a strike of Aboriginal station hands in the Norht-West of Western Australia in 1946. At first opposed by police and squatters they ultimately won their rights to independence.

Notes

A documentary novel.

Includes a glossary.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Government relations -- Fiction.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Pilbara -- Fiction.  |  Aboriginal Pastoral Strike, Pilbara, W.A., 1946-1949 -- Fiction.  |  Strikes and lockouts -- Western Australia -- Pilbara -- Fiction.  |  Employment -- Conditions -- Industrial relations.  |  Literature and stories -- Non indigenous.  |  Occupations -- Pastoral industry workers.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Employment - Conditions - Industrial relations.  |  Literature and stories - Non indigenous.  |  Pilbara area (WA SF50, SF51, SG50)  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)
Form/genre Biographical fiction.

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