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Whitefella school : education and Aboriginal resistance / Ralph Folds
Bib ID 848331
Format BookBook
Author
Folds, Ralph
 
Description Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 1987 
xviii, 138 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0043701817 (paperback)
Summary

Analyses reasons for failure of Pitjantjatjara schools despite bicultural education policy; Aboriginal resistance to school; conflict between school and community; contribution of assimilationist policies and white institutions towards disintegration of Pitjantjatjara society; petrol sniffing; subsequent workers in schools; advocates community-based and community controlled education (nganampa); employment of Aboriginal teachers.

Full contents Includes index 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 131-135.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Education -- South Australia.  |  Pitjantjatjara (Australian people)  |  Education - Students.  |  Education - Teachers - Teacher-student relationships.  |  Education - Schools - Community schools.  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Education - Secondary - Curriculum.  |  Government policy - State and territory - South Australia.  |  Government policy - Integration.  |  Pitjantjatjara language (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Education - Achievement.  |  Education - Teachers - Teacher education.  |  Education - Language - Indigenous languages.  |  Education - Teaching.  |  Substance use - Solvent / Petrol / Glue sniffing.  |  South Australia - Central Australia (SA SG52, SG53)  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  Northern Territory - North NT.

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