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Throwing off the cloak : reclaiming self-reliance in Torres Strait, Elizabeth Osborne

Label
Throwing off the cloak : reclaiming self-reliance in Torres Strait
Title
Throwing off the cloak
Title remainder
reclaiming self-reliance in Torres Strait
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Osborne
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
History of the Torres Strait Islanders establishment of contemporary identities and autonomy: regional background history of the environment, people, early colonial contact, marine industry, London Missionary Society and government paternalism; effects of the Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act (1897) - government administration; maritime strike; effects of World War 2 and military service (Torres Strait Light Infantry) - politics of equality, economic development, health and education services; establishment of the Island Coordinating Council and the Torres Strait Regional Authority; land ownership disputed ? the Mabo Case; the application of the Native Title Act (1993) in the Torres Strait; lodging of sea claims and the recognition of sea rights; management of sea rights; moves to greater autonomy - Bamaga Accord, Greater Autonomy Steering Committee, United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, TSRA?s role
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Osborne, Elizabeth
Dewey number
323.119912
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australia
  • Island Co-ordinating Council (Thursday Island, Qld.)
  • Torres Strait Regional Authority
  • Torres Strait Regional Council
  • Economic zones (Law of the sea)
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)
Label
Throwing off the cloak : reclaiming self-reliance in Torres Strait, Elizabeth Osborne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-175) and index
Contents
Chapter 1: The early years -- Chapter 2: Paternalism challenged -- Chapter 3: The growth of political activism -- Chapter 4: Political momentum -- Chapter 5: Ownership of land and sea -- Chapter 6: Traditional ownership of the sea's resources -- Chapter 7: Greater autonomy -- Reflections
Control code
000044465231
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 188 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780855756628
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports
System control number
(OCoLC)424498144
Label
Throwing off the cloak : reclaiming self-reliance in Torres Strait, Elizabeth Osborne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-175) and index
Contents
Chapter 1: The early years -- Chapter 2: Paternalism challenged -- Chapter 3: The growth of political activism -- Chapter 4: Political momentum -- Chapter 5: Ownership of land and sea -- Chapter 6: Traditional ownership of the sea's resources -- Chapter 7: Greater autonomy -- Reflections
Control code
000044465231
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 188 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780855756628
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports
System control number
(OCoLC)424498144

Library Locations

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