The Resource Assimilation and the effects of the Act

Assimilation and the effects of the Act

Label
Assimilation and the effects of the Act
Title
Assimilation and the effects of the Act
Creator
Subject
Summary
Compares Cherbourg & Dunwich samples, former subjected to Aboriginals Preservation & Protection Act, latter not; notes small sample sizes; brief history Cherbourg settlement (originally Barambah station); high mortality; discusses lack of control of Aborigines over own lives; Dunwich (Stradbroke Island); notes on first contacts including short lived Myora mission established by Meston 1896; acquisition of voting rights; Stradbroke Island currently a national park; compares findings in relation to housing (ownership, type) number of children, ages of children, parents, occupation, education (parents & children); comments on part these factors play in assimilation; parental aspirations for children; length of stay; Cherbourg, Dunwich, relationship to place of origin; recreational activities; sports, hobbies, T.V., reading; use of community resources including sporting clubs, lodges, girl guides, Sunday school; kinds of community services possibly needed; discussion of implications of study; Dunwich sample shows greater level of integration into general community; notes lack of knowledge of part Aborigines about traditional culture; policy of assimilation stated, discussed; suggestions include encouragement of preservation of own culture with development of community centre as means; establishment of adult education scheme; proposed role of social workers
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Bakker, Henny
Date time place
1965
Series statement
B. Soc. Stud. Thesis - University of Queensland
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Cherbourg Aboriginal Settlement
Label
Assimilation and the effects of the Act
Instantiates
Publication
Note
illus.; tbls.; diags.; Processed; [Restricted use]
Control code
M0055062
Extent
[ii] 43 p.
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Open copying & quotation
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0078947
Label
Assimilation and the effects of the Act
Publication
Note
illus.; tbls.; diags.; Processed; [Restricted use]
Control code
M0055062
Extent
[ii] 43 p.
Governing access note
  • Open access - reading
  • Open copying & quotation
  • Not for Inter-Library Loan
System control number
0078947

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