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The Resource Aboriginal voices : telling stories from the Port, as told to Von Sanderson and Glenn Giles with Mandy Brusnaham

Aboriginal voices : telling stories from the Port, as told to Von Sanderson and Glenn Giles with Mandy Brusnaham

Label
Aboriginal voices : telling stories from the Port
Title
Aboriginal voices
Title remainder
telling stories from the Port
Statement of responsibility
as told to Von Sanderson and Glenn Giles with Mandy Brusnaham
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Record of Interviews with Aboriginal people of the Port Adelaide area - the north-western suburbs of Adelaide; the Indigenous significance of Port Adelaide; the association of people from Port Adelaide with national movements; development of the interview project; Aboriginal scepticim about research; personal stories of interviewees; mention of various missions and homes including Point Pearce, Point Macleay, Saint Francis Home; Port Adelaide Mission; the strength and importance of community; definition of the term 'community'; use of the term 'self-determination'; community governance; interventions into Aboriginal communities by Governments, missionaries, pastoralists and mining companies; early activists; anti-colonialist struggels; women's involvement in setting up community organisations; women who have made a difference - role of women (p.18); the Indigenous Women's Council; establishing local organisations, the Dale Street Community Centre; North Adelaide Aboriginal Women's Shelter; establishment of the Adelaide Berean Church; the importance of family and other links that need to be maintained to strengthen the sense of community; Aboriginal housing (p.32); association between re-location and loss of land or need for paid work; identification with land or origin; links to the city; entertainment; complexities of class and culture; cross cultural friendships; the need for a community centre (p.40); jobs and employment; history of employment in the region; Community Development Employment Project (CDEP); location and employment; exploitation of Aboriginal workers; concepts of slavery and colonised labour (p.50); manual / factory work in the Port (p.53); the introduction of new technologies and changes to work practices; exemption certificates (dog tags / passports) (p.63) - also photo (p.74); need for cross-cultural training in the workplace; importance of Education (p.91); the involvement of Aboriginal parents, community leaders and educators in the education of Aboriginal children; making changes throught community action; the education system is failing Aboriginal people (p.95); language and identity; teaching Aboriginal children in their own language; attending to child health before education; racism in schools; Kalaya Children's Centre; Kura Yerlo Community Centre (p.105); curriculum initiatives - Aboriginal people working in the school system (p.108); Taoundi Aboriginal Community College; Aboriginal people 'educating themselves' at TAFE (p.114); racist attack through arson at Kura Yerlo (p.117); caring for young Aboriginal people; youth, space and community concerns; youth organisations; government neglect of the needs of youth; Kurruru Indigenous Youth Performing Arts (previously Port Youth Theatre Workshop) (p.121); sports clubs and bringing people together; Aboriginal Cricket and Football teams; Sunday Club activities; the importance of identity and culture for young people (p.129); affects of negative labelling and stereotyping on young people; juvenile delinquency and crime; importance of parents' involvement in kids education (p.132); fostering; removal of Aboriginal children; launch of Aboriginal Child Care Agency in South Australia; Grandmothers talking; reflections on community organisation; emphasis on meeting the needs of young people
Cataloging source
ISBN
Dewey number
305.899150994231
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Giles, Glenn
  • Sanderson, Von
  • Brusnahan, Mandy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Power, Val
  • Wilson, Coral
  • Butler, Brian
  • O'Brien, Lewis Yerloburka
  • Sansbury, Tauto
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Community development
  • Community leadership
  • Williams, Mary
  • Rankine, Sherry
  • Dixon, Suzie
  • Karpany, Denise
  • Haywood, Don
  • Young, Dot
  • Agius, Garth
  • Butler, Johnnie
  • Booth, Jeanette
  • Miller, Carmen
  • Sansbury, Trudy
  • Carter, Karen
  • Sanderson, Lele
  • Sansbury, Maralyn
  • Browne, John
  • Highford, Derek
  • Kartinyeri, Veronica
  • Sparrow, Gloria
  • Brusnahan, Margaret
  • Poole, Ricky
Label
Aboriginal voices : telling stories from the Port, as told to Von Sanderson and Glenn Giles with Mandy Brusnaham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This project [was] originally titled 'Strengthening community : self governance at the local level : Aboriginal people asserting self-determination..."--Preface
  • "This project focuses on the Aboriginal people of the Port Adelaide area, the north-western suburbs of Adelaide."--Introduction
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 155-158
Control code
000027555835
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 158 p.
Isbn
9780646449142
Other physical details
ill, facsim, ports.
Label
Aboriginal voices : telling stories from the Port, as told to Von Sanderson and Glenn Giles with Mandy Brusnaham
Publication
Note
  • "This project [was] originally titled 'Strengthening community : self governance at the local level : Aboriginal people asserting self-determination..."--Preface
  • "This project focuses on the Aboriginal people of the Port Adelaide area, the north-western suburbs of Adelaide."--Introduction
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 155-158
Control code
000027555835
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 158 p.
Isbn
9780646449142
Other physical details
ill, facsim, ports.

Library Locations

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