The Resource A synopsis of data on Tasmanian Aboriginal people (to May 1974), edited by B.C. (Bill) Mollison

A synopsis of data on Tasmanian Aboriginal people (to May 1974), edited by B.C. (Bill) Mollison

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A synopsis of data on Tasmanian Aboriginal people (to May 1974)
Title
A synopsis of data on Tasmanian Aboriginal people (to May 1974)
Statement of responsibility
edited by B.C. (Bill) Mollison
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Language
eng
Summary
Demographic data; housing, health, education, employment, legal status; aspects of traditional life; political policies; discrimination and prejudice; Includes map "Tasmanian tribes and their distribution before white settlement (after Plomley 1972); list of Aboriginal tribes in Tasmania; transcription of songs sung by Fanny Cochrane-Smith; Tasmanian place names; Cape Barren English; Place names on Cape Barren Island
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A synopsis of data on Tasmanian Aboriginal people (to May 1974), edited by B.C. (Bill) Mollison
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
1. Introduction : Identify and definition of an Aboriginal person -- 2. Historical : Population before white settlement ; Decline of the population ; Hydrib population - Origins and admixtures ; Present numbers ; Age and sex structure ; Size of family ; Marital status ; Future projections of the population ; Mortality and illness ; Distribution of population -- 3. Housing : House ownership ; Commonwealth and state policies and finance ; Housing position ; Recommendations on housing ; Health ; Present position ; Recommendations on health -- 4. Education and employment : Level of educational attainment ; Education on Cape Barren Island ; Commonwealth grant for education ; Financial assistance to Island children coming to mainland ; Aboriginal secondary grants scheme ; Needs for education and business ; Employment ; Potential industry on Cape Barren Island ; School teachers on Cape Barren Island throughout history -- Legal : Land rights ; Legal aid ; Aboriginal crime patterns --6. Social structure : Households ; Social cohesion -- 7. Culture and history : Food ; Native huts ; Distribution of tribes before settlement ; Songs ; Language ; Boat building ; Anecdotes ; Beliefs ; Names -- Politics and policies : Past policy ; Present policy -- 9. Discrimination and unfair treatment : Public facilities ; Sport ; Welare agencies ; Education ; Legal ; Political concern ; Housing and land rights ; Treatment of the Aboriginal dead ; Reverse discrimination ; Self image -- 10. War record -- 11. Acknowledgements
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
2nd edition
Extent
In various pagings, [11] leaves of plates.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., charts, diagrs., graphs, map.
Label
A synopsis of data on Tasmanian Aboriginal people (to May 1974), edited by B.C. (Bill) Mollison
Publication
Contents
1. Introduction : Identify and definition of an Aboriginal person -- 2. Historical : Population before white settlement ; Decline of the population ; Hydrib population - Origins and admixtures ; Present numbers ; Age and sex structure ; Size of family ; Marital status ; Future projections of the population ; Mortality and illness ; Distribution of population -- 3. Housing : House ownership ; Commonwealth and state policies and finance ; Housing position ; Recommendations on housing ; Health ; Present position ; Recommendations on health -- 4. Education and employment : Level of educational attainment ; Education on Cape Barren Island ; Commonwealth grant for education ; Financial assistance to Island children coming to mainland ; Aboriginal secondary grants scheme ; Needs for education and business ; Employment ; Potential industry on Cape Barren Island ; School teachers on Cape Barren Island throughout history -- Legal : Land rights ; Legal aid ; Aboriginal crime patterns --6. Social structure : Households ; Social cohesion -- 7. Culture and history : Food ; Native huts ; Distribution of tribes before settlement ; Songs ; Language ; Boat building ; Anecdotes ; Beliefs ; Names -- Politics and policies : Past policy ; Present policy -- 9. Discrimination and unfair treatment : Public facilities ; Sport ; Welare agencies ; Education ; Legal ; Political concern ; Housing and land rights ; Treatment of the Aboriginal dead ; Reverse discrimination ; Self image -- 10. War record -- 11. Acknowledgements
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
2nd edition
Extent
In various pagings, [11] leaves of plates.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., charts, diagrs., graphs, map.

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