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Student Action for Aborigines report, prepared by Charles N. Perkins (Chairman)

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Student Action for Aborigines report
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Student Action for Aborigines report
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prepared by Charles N. Perkins (Chairman)
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Summary
Reports on formation of Student Action for Aborigines (S.A.F.A) after 1964 demonstration to support civil rights in America lead to questions about discrimination and Australia's Indigenous people; decision to make, and seven months of planning for, bus ride (later known as Freedom Ride); about S.A.F.A., its organisation, membership and aims; adoption of principle of passive resistance as laid down by Martin Luther King; intention for peaceful pickets where racial discrimination found; sociological survey conducted; discrimination found but time factor limited number of demonstrations held; aim to raise awareness of issues not solve them; support of Aboriginal people; follow up work needed and now underway; summary of tour and its effect; argues thinking and action from Aboriginal people together with Commonwealth responsibility for Aboriginal people needed for a better future for all Australians
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1936-2000
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Perkins, Charles
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  • Student Action for Aborigines
  • Freedom Ride, N.S.W., 1965
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Student Action for Aborigines report, prepared by Charles N. Perkins (Chairman)
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/docs/collections/freedom-ride/safa-report-charles-perkins.pdf
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Publication
Note
  • Located in Series 11, Item 3a of MS 3759
  • Report to 8th Annual Conference on Aboriginal Affairs, Canberra, 1965
Control code
M0052506
System control number
0075264
Label
Student Action for Aborigines report, prepared by Charles N. Perkins (Chairman)
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/docs/collections/freedom-ride/safa-report-charles-perkins.pdf
Publication
Note
  • Located in Series 11, Item 3a of MS 3759
  • Report to 8th Annual Conference on Aboriginal Affairs, Canberra, 1965
Control code
M0052506
System control number
0075264

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