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Australia's attitude toward the Aborigines / by J.H. Sexton
Bib ID 2431628
Format BookBook
Author
Sexton, J. H. (John Henry)
 
Printer (Adelaide : Hunkin, Ellis and King)
Description Adelaide : Aborigines' Friends' Association, [193-?] 
15 p. ; 20 cm. 
Summary

Pamphlet sent by Aborigines' Friends' Association to all state and federal members of parliament; discusses state and federal government attitudes towards and treatment of Aboriginal people; calls for a federal policy and program of action; advocates basic and technical education for Aboriginal people of mixed descent with the aim of "incorporation into full citizenship"; creation of reserves for each tribal group with hunting rights and rights to mineral resources; recognition of customary law; state governments to surrender their rights to the federal government; missionaries should recognise and seek to preserve language and cultural traditions.

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Cover title.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians.  |  Government policy - Commonwealth.  |  Government policy - Assimilation - 1926-1950.  |  Race relations - Attitudes.
Other authors/contributors Aborigines' Friends' Association (Adelaide, S.A.)

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