The Resource Black power in Redfern 1968-1972, Gary Foley

Black power in Redfern 1968-1972, Gary Foley

Label
Black power in Redfern 1968-1972
Title
Black power in Redfern 1968-1972
Statement of responsibility
Gary Foley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a history of the "Aboriginal Movement" in Australia; discusses the Aboriginal Day of Mourning in 1938, the Cummeragunja walk-off, the Aboriginal Embassy at Canberra and the establishment of the Aboriginal legal service at Redfern; refers to Aboriginal organisations such as the Australian Aboriginal Progress Association (AAPA), the Aborigines' Progressive Association (APA), the Student Action for Aborigines (SAFA), the Federal Council for Aboriginal Advancement (FCAA), Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (FCAATSI) ; mentions the 'racist and corrupt' New South Wales police and the 'notorious and brutal 21 Division'; discusses the 1967 Referendum in terms of the high expectations created; decribes the way in which Black Power emerged and how the American Black Panther Party for Self-Defense "Pig Patrol" was of interest to the Redfern Police; refers to the One People of Australia League (OPAL) as being assimilationist; describes the way in which contacts with young Indigenous groups in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane developed; discusses the Springbok tour of 1971, and through Paul Coe's speech at an anti-Vietnam moratorium rally, 'the birth of the black militancy'; provides intimate knowledge about significant people in a significant period of Indigenous political movement
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1950-
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Foley, Gary
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Bonner, Neville Thomas
  • Brindle, Ken
  • Coe, Paul
  • Dixon, Chicka
  • Patten, J. T. (John Thomas)
  • Gibbs, Pearl
  • Goolagong, Evonne
  • Ferguson, William
  • Cooper, William
  • Tucker, Margaret
  • Nicholls, Doug
  • Langton, Marcia
  • Maza, Bob
  • McGuinness, Bruce
  • Onus, Bill
  • Onus, Eric
  • Groves, Bert
  • Barnes, Jeff
  • Walker, Denis
  • Oodgeroo Noonuccal
  • Wedge, Pat
  • Australian Aboriginal Progressive Association
  • Aborigines Progressive Association
  • Student Action for Aborigines
  • Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Black power
  • Aboriginal Australian political activists
Label
Black power in Redfern 1968-1972, Gary Foley
Link
http://www.kooriweb.org/foley/essays/essay_1.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Extent
31 p.
Label
Black power in Redfern 1968-1972, Gary Foley
Link
http://www.kooriweb.org/foley/essays/essay_1.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Extent
31 p.

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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