The Resource "Doctor Do-Good"? : Charles Duguid and Aboriginal politics, 1930-1970s, Sitarani Kerin

"Doctor Do-Good"? : Charles Duguid and Aboriginal politics, 1930-1970s, Sitarani Kerin

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"Doctor Do-Good"? : Charles Duguid and Aboriginal politics, 1930-1970s
Title
"Doctor Do-Good"?
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Charles Duguid and Aboriginal politics, 1930-1970s
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Sitarani Kerin
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examination of the involvement of Charles Duguid in the Aboriginal affairs from the NT and SA 1930 to 1980; Duguid as a historical subject; establishment of Ernabella - review of the literature; reasons for the foundation of the mission - concept of a buffer mission; issues related to funding; opposition to the Woomera Rocket Range; views on Aboriginal relationship to land - problem of cultural contact; views on the management of reserve lands - Cook's and Duguid's approaches; influence of the Aboriginines Protection League; appointment of Love and the difficulties of administration at Ernabella; the Australian Guided Projectiles Committee, the removal of people from land and the effects of detribalisation; work of Phyllis Duguid - formation of the League for the Protection and Advancement of Aboriginal and Half-Caste Women (League of Aboriginal Women); attitudes to child removal - the Nganyintja case; assimilation and biological absorption - critique of A.O. Neville; race theory - characteristics of racial mixing, racial relatedness; biography of Sydney James Cook (adopted son); Duguid's views on Aboriginal capacities, society and culture - racial affinities, categories of Aboriginality and assimilation potential; assimilation policy - role of Paul Hasluck and Duguid's response; implementation of the policy in the Northern Territory - removal of children; Cook as example - life at Roper River and Nutwood Downs; exemption and citizenship - Namatjira; Ernabella and Commonwealth settlements compared; urban Aboriginal assimilation - Colebrook; SA Australian Aborigines Advancement League, integration and assimilation; assimilation in Adelaide - Duguid and urban Aboriginal people; contemporary impressions of Ernabella (Pukatja)
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Kerin, Sitarani
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph.D)--History Program, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, 2004
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  • Duguid, Charles
  • Duguid, Phyllis E.
  • Cook, Sydney James
  • Tjararu
  • Nganyintja
  • League for the Protection and Advancement of Aboriginal and Half-Caste Women
  • Aborigines Advancement League of South Australia
  • Women political activists
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Stolen generations (Australia)
  • Central Aborigines Reserve (W. A.)
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"Doctor Do-Good"? : Charles Duguid and Aboriginal politics, 1930-1970s, Sitarani Kerin
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Publication
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"December 2004"
Accompanying material
1 cd-rom.
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 271-295
Contents
Part 1: Public? A "great man" (of history) - Establishing Ernabella: "A man of vision"; Intellectual origins; The Smith of Dunesk controversy -- Ernabella under threat: rockets, reserves and detribalisation: "their future depends on land"; Ernabella Mission, 1937-46; "Detribalisation of the Aborigine is inevitable" -- Part 2: Private "Behind every great man..." : Phyllis Duguid:"even might itself has not the power of gentleness" : partners in the cause; "essentially women's work"; "Rescuing" Aboriginal children -- Sydney James Cook/Duguid and (the problem with) social advancement: "Small black child of God"; Being Aboriginal; Just like a white boy" -- Pt 3: Assimilation "The nebulous "assimilation" goal" "End of the tribes" : assimilation in the Northern Territory "Cruel policy on native babies", Darwin 1951; Sydney James Cook, a test case for assimilation; Government settlements v Ernabella Mission; Urban Aborigines: Assimilation in Adelaide: "Part -Aborigines present little difficulty"; The South Australian Aborigines Advancement League; "Out of his depth?" -- Epilogue: "In the very beginning there was...Duguid"
Dimensions
30 cm. +
Extent
xii, 295 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
MAR07/010
Label
"Doctor Do-Good"? : Charles Duguid and Aboriginal politics, 1930-1970s, Sitarani Kerin
Publication
Note
"December 2004"
Accompanying material
1 cd-rom.
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 271-295
Contents
Part 1: Public? A "great man" (of history) - Establishing Ernabella: "A man of vision"; Intellectual origins; The Smith of Dunesk controversy -- Ernabella under threat: rockets, reserves and detribalisation: "their future depends on land"; Ernabella Mission, 1937-46; "Detribalisation of the Aborigine is inevitable" -- Part 2: Private "Behind every great man..." : Phyllis Duguid:"even might itself has not the power of gentleness" : partners in the cause; "essentially women's work"; "Rescuing" Aboriginal children -- Sydney James Cook/Duguid and (the problem with) social advancement: "Small black child of God"; Being Aboriginal; Just like a white boy" -- Pt 3: Assimilation "The nebulous "assimilation" goal" "End of the tribes" : assimilation in the Northern Territory "Cruel policy on native babies", Darwin 1951; Sydney James Cook, a test case for assimilation; Government settlements v Ernabella Mission; Urban Aborigines: Assimilation in Adelaide: "Part -Aborigines present little difficulty"; The South Australian Aborigines Advancement League; "Out of his depth?" -- Epilogue: "In the very beginning there was...Duguid"
Dimensions
30 cm. +
Extent
xii, 295 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Stock number
MAR07/010

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