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Son of Alyandabu : my fight for Aboriginal rights, Joe McGinness

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Son of Alyandabu : my fight for Aboriginal rights
Title
Son of Alyandabu : my fight for Aboriginal rights
Statement of responsibility
Joe McGinness
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Subject
Summary
Autobiography of Joe McGinness; early life at the Lucy Claim mine and Kahlin Compound; traditional food gathering; work and wages under the Aboriginal Protection Law; 1930 s Depression; beche-de-mer fishing; Caledon Bay Massacre; Xavier Herbert and the Half-Castes Association; Northern Territory Aboriginal Ordinance 1918-1933 amendment; Cairns Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Advancement League - the Hope Vale case; formation and actions of the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines; North Australian Workers Union and Bagot and Berrimah Reserve strikes; All-Australian Trade Union Congress 1951, including text of speech by Jack McGinness; activities of the council for Aboriginal Rights; Social justice, social and health services; 1967 Referendum; Aboriginal Trust Fund, repatriation benefits, equal wages and employment
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1914-2003
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McGinness, Joe
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  • McGinness, Jack
  • Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders
  • North Australian Workers' Union
  • Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders Advancement League (Cairns, Qld.)
  • Half-Castes Association
  • Council for Aboriginal Rights (Vic.)
Label
Son of Alyandabu : my fight for Aboriginal rights, Joe McGinness
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
M0010397
Extent
xix, 121 p.; ill., ports.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780702223358
Stock number
09337b
System control number
0008177
Label
Son of Alyandabu : my fight for Aboriginal rights, Joe McGinness
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
M0010397
Extent
xix, 121 p.; ill., ports.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780702223358
Stock number
09337b
System control number
0008177

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