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Richard Henry Trevera interviewed by Gordon Briscoe in Gordon Briscoe collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 552972
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Trevera, Richard, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1990 Apr. 5 
1 tape reel (ca. 34 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Gordon Briscoe collection.

Summary

Mr Trevera talks of his youth as a stockman near Lake Eyre; his tasks at Anna Creek Station; Dick Nunn; life at Anna Creek Station; returning to the north as contract manager at Amata; his initial strategies to improve Amata; land claims; reactions of pastoralists to land claims; reactions of the people at Amata to land claims; his views of the aboriginal peoples' move westwards; the benefits to the pastoralists of aboriginal labour; the attitudes of the aborigines to the pastoralists; pastoralists' attitudes to land rights; the political effect of land claims on the aboriginal people.

Notes

Recorded on 5 April 1990 at Ceduna, South Australia.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Trevera, Richard -- Interviews.  |  Stockmen -- South Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Amata.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Land tenure.
Other authors/contributors Briscoe, Gordon, 1938-, Interviewer

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