The Resource A time of rediscovery

A time of rediscovery

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A time of rediscovery
Title
A time of rediscovery
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Summary
Rediscovery of 1) richness of Aboriginal art, 2) Aborigines as people; Recounts work in the Northern Territory in 1944 on Aboriginal conditions on pastoral properties; Lack of knowledge among white people of how to behave towards Aborigines Resistance to proposals for improvement of conditions; Lists requirements for combating handicaps 1) special attention training for Aboriginal children at school; 2) special training for teachers of Aboriginal children; 3) limited use of Aboriginal languages in schools; 4) emphasis on the family as the ideal environment for children; 5) special help for adults in spheres of education, trade skills, unemployment or seasonal employment, domestic training, health education; 6) conspicuousness of Aborigines in society leads to ready notice being taken of their short-comings; 7) issue of land rights (Wave Hill & Gove); 8) handing over of Welfare Dept. responsiblities to Aborigines does not mean their complete absorbtion into the population; More attention paid to views of Aborigines, more identification of Aborigines with traditional culture; Possible greater future use of Aboriginal personal names
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1918-1994
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Berndt, Catherine H.
Label
A time of rediscovery
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Publication
Control code
M0033157
Stock number
6265 ; 12954
System control number
0056541
Label
A time of rediscovery
Publication
Control code
M0033157
Stock number
6265 ; 12954
System control number
0056541

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