The Resource Conned!, Eve Mumewa D. Fesl

Conned!, Eve Mumewa D. Fesl

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Conned!
Title
Conned!
Statement of responsibility
Eve Mumewa D. Fesl
Creator
Subject
Summary
Koorie perspective on post-European contact history showing destructive force of English language, imperialism and European social philosophies on Aboriginal culture through massacres, loss of religion through introduction of Christian missions, exploitation of workers in pastoral industry, removal of children to institutions and foster families according to assimilation policy; discusses domination of English in bilingual education, inappropriateness of Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities to test Aboriginal language ability, funding of Australian languages in national language policy prejudiced through lack of consultation with Aboriginal Languages Association, discrimination against Aboriginal applicants for government jobs, unsuitability of ATSIC electoral system; Appendices; lists of missions and reserves, note on linguistic skills of Lutheran missionaries, comparison with North American situation, statement on language and power by Munduwuy (Mandawuy) Bakamana Yunupingu and national language policy papers
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Fesl, Eve D
Series statement
UQP black Australian writers
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  • Aboriginal Languages Association (Australia)
  • Yunupingu, Mandawuy
Label
Conned!, Eve Mumewa D. Fesl
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Cover subtitle; Eve Mumewa D. Fesl speaks out on language and the conspiracy of silence; a Koori perspective
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [247]-261
Control code
M0012874
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
265 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection ; copy 3 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780702224973
Other physical details
illustrations, maps :
Stock number
10172b
System control number
0010692
Label
Conned!, Eve Mumewa D. Fesl
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Cover subtitle; Eve Mumewa D. Fesl speaks out on language and the conspiracy of silence; a Koori perspective
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [247]-261
Control code
M0012874
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
265 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection ; copy 3 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780702224973
Other physical details
illustrations, maps :
Stock number
10172b
System control number
0010692

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