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Patrons and riders : conflicting roles and hidden objectives in an Aboriginal development program at Kununurra, Western Australia / Peter Willis
Bib ID 3050074
Format BookBook
Author
Willis, Peter (Peter Anthony), 1939-
 
Description Flaxton, Qld. : Post Pressed, 2003 
xvi, 267 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 187668240X
Summary

Study of development and failure of Mirima Council Garden Project established in 1971 and involving Miriwoong people living in Kununurra, Parish Priest, Peter Willis and Federal Department of Aboriginal Affairs; historical background; life in Kununurra for Europeans and for people living on Kununurra Reserve; community development, East Kimberley Health Organisation and state and federal government actions; using case studies, discusses strategic selective collaboration between 'boss' and Aboriginals and fulfilment of Aboriginals' own objectives while ostensibly fulfilling station managers contract; analysis of Mirima Council Garden Project 1971-74.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography : p. [253]-261.

Subjects Mirima Council. Garden Project.  |  Community development -- Western Australia -- Kununurra.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.  |  Miriwoong (Australian people)  |  Miriwoong / Miriuwung people (K29) (WA SD52-14)  |  Enterprises - Agriculture and horticulture.  |  Race relations.  |  Religions - Christianity - Catholic Church.  |  Community development.  |  Demography.  |  Kununurra (W.A.) -- Race relations.  |  Kununurra (WA East Kimberley SD52-14)

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