The Resource 'Same bodies, different skin' : Ruth Heathcock, Karen Hughes

'Same bodies, different skin' : Ruth Heathcock, Karen Hughes

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'Same bodies, different skin' : Ruth Heathcock
Title
'Same bodies, different skin'
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Ruth Heathcock
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Karen Hughes
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the life of Ruth Heathcock; South Australian nurse working with Aborignal people suffering from leprosy in the Roper River and Gulf Country of Northern Territory from 1930-1942; campaigned for a repeal of the Northern Territory Administration 'Ordinance for the Suppression of Leprosy 1928' under which leprosy suspects were detained; the critical role of Aboriginal women domestic workers in shaping the philosophy behind her professional activism; rich source material exists within oral traaditions of present day Roper River historians at Ngukurr
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Hughes, Karen
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no index present
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non fiction
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Heathcock, Ruth
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'Same bodies, different skin' : Ruth Heathcock, Karen Hughes
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Publication
Note
Notes p. 102-106
Label
'Same bodies, different skin' : Ruth Heathcock, Karen Hughes
Publication
Note
Notes p. 102-106

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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