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Aborigines and Australian society / by W. E. H. Stanner
Bib ID 504632
Format BookBook
Author
Stanner, W. E. H. (William Edward Hanley), 1905-1981
 
Description Canberra : [s.n.], 1972 
18 leaves ; 30 cm. 
Series

Charles MacKay lecture.

Summary

Text of Charles Mackay lecture given 30 November 1972; importance of Aboriginal attitudes, lack of consultation with Aborigines, e.g. Yirrkala bauxite project, gives example of initiation ceremonies as example of Aboriginal education methods, impact of mission life, breakdown of traditional life, importance of use of vernacular languages, failure of former assimilation ideas and policies, rise in interest in Aboriginal affairs (including work of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies)

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Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Government policy - Self determination - 1972-1984.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Education.  |  Attitudes - Indigenous attitudes.  |  Mining industry - Bauxite / Aluminium.  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)

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