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The Resource The Aboriginal struggle & the Left, Terry Townsend

The Aboriginal struggle & the Left, Terry Townsend

Label
The Aboriginal struggle & the Left
Title
The Aboriginal struggle & the Left
Statement of responsibility
Terry Townsend
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the part played by the Communist Party of Australia (CPA) in the fight for civil rights and citizenship in Australia; the CPA were opponents of racism again Australia's Indigenous people; articles in the Workers' Weekly challenged in 1927 the view that Australia had been settled without violence; outlines CPA support of various movements for Aboriginal rights
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Townsend, Terry
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Andrews, Shirley
  • Curthoys, Ann
  • Lingiari, Vincent
  • McGuinness, Joe
  • O'Shane, Gladys
  • Perkins, Charles
  • Communist Party of Australia
  • Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders
  • North Australian Workers' Union
  • Northern Territory Council for Aboriginal Rights
  • Redfern All Blacks Rugby League Club
  • Civil rights movements
  • Communists
  • Day of Mourning, 26 January 1938
  • Freedom Ride, N.S.W., 1965
  • Gurindji (Australian people)
Label
The Aboriginal struggle & the Left, Terry Townsend
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes notes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [88]-92
Contents
Beginnings -- The North Australian Workers Union in the 1920s and '30s -- Comintern influence -- The 1930's -- Aboriginal-led organisations and the Day of Mourning -- Struggles in the 1940s: Communists win control of NAWU -- Woomera Rocket Range and the Maralinga N-tests -- Torres Strait Islanders -- Theory and reality -- Struggles in the 1950s -- State-based Aboriginal rights support organisations -- Referendum campaign launched -- Federal Council for the Advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (FCAATSI) -- Union of Australian Women -- The 'Hopevale' Flogging -- Other campaigns -- The Redfern All Blacks -- Trade Union-Indigenous Alliances -- NT Council for Aboriginal Rights and the Gurindji 'Walk Offs' -- The Freedom Rides -- 1967 Referendum success -- 'Full human rights for Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders' -- 'Black Power' -- Written out of history
Dimensions
21 x 15 cm.
Extent
96 p. [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781876646608
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
The Aboriginal struggle & the Left, Terry Townsend
Publication
Note
Includes notes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [88]-92
Contents
Beginnings -- The North Australian Workers Union in the 1920s and '30s -- Comintern influence -- The 1930's -- Aboriginal-led organisations and the Day of Mourning -- Struggles in the 1940s: Communists win control of NAWU -- Woomera Rocket Range and the Maralinga N-tests -- Torres Strait Islanders -- Theory and reality -- Struggles in the 1950s -- State-based Aboriginal rights support organisations -- Referendum campaign launched -- Federal Council for the Advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (FCAATSI) -- Union of Australian Women -- The 'Hopevale' Flogging -- Other campaigns -- The Redfern All Blacks -- Trade Union-Indigenous Alliances -- NT Council for Aboriginal Rights and the Gurindji 'Walk Offs' -- The Freedom Rides -- 1967 Referendum success -- 'Full human rights for Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders' -- 'Black Power' -- Written out of history
Dimensions
21 x 15 cm.
Extent
96 p. [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781876646608
Other physical details
ill., ports.

Library Locations

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