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Domesticating resistance : the Dhan-Gadi Aborigines and the Australian state / Barry Morris

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Domesticating resistance : the Dhan-Gadi Aborigines and the Australian state / Barry Morris
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Domesticating resistance : the Dhan-Gadi Aborigines and the Australian state / Barry Morris
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Summary
Social history of Dhan-Gadi people of Macleay River showing how they were affected by government policy; through resistance to colonial process, suffered massacres by settlers and police; were incorporated into economy through clearing bush and stock work; segregated into reserves at Bellbrook, Burnt Bridge by Aboriginal Protection Board, followed by assimilation policies of Aboriginal Welfare Board; with self-determination, services improved within non-Aboriginal framework; racism in Kempsey, housing and discrimination, break up of tight -knit reserve communities into dispersed nuclear families; question of maintaining identity; protection of Aboriginal heritage sites in conflict with principle of restricted access and knowledge gained through initiation ceremonies
Citation source
Entirely indexed by ABI, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographical Index
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1938-
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Morris, Barry
Series statement
Explorations in Anthropology
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  • New South Wales
  • New South Wales
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Domesticating resistance : the Dhan-Gadi Aborigines and the Australian state / Barry Morris
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Publication
Note
Bibliography; p. 236-246; Includes tables and index
Control code
M0011885
Extent
xii, 250 p.; maps
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780854962716
Stock number
09723b
System control number
0009694
Label
Domesticating resistance : the Dhan-Gadi Aborigines and the Australian state / Barry Morris
Publication
Note
Bibliography; p. 236-246; Includes tables and index
Control code
M0011885
Extent
xii, 250 p.; maps
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780854962716
Stock number
09723b
System control number
0009694

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