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The Resource We wish we'd done more : ninety years of CMS and Aboriginal issues in North Australia, John Harris

We wish we'd done more : ninety years of CMS and Aboriginal issues in North Australia, John Harris

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We wish we'd done more : ninety years of CMS and Aboriginal issues in North Australia
Title
We wish we'd done more
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ninety years of CMS and Aboriginal issues in North Australia
Statement of responsibility
John Harris
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Records the activities of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) missions and missionaries in the Northern Territory; discusses how issues such as Aboriginal culture and language, land rights, the removal of children from their familes and the nature of the gospel were dealt with; Church Missionary Association of Victoria set up mission at Roper River in response to the killings associated with the expansion of the pastoral industry in this area; attitudes of the missionaries; details of early bible translations and later work by the CMS; CMS during the era of the protection policy and them the assimilation policy; the Peace Expedition; the killing of Constable McColl and the subsequent trial of Dhakiyara; analyses the role of the CMS schools and dormitories in North Australia, in the light of the stolen generations; discusses the actions of CMS missionaries in relation to land rights, including CMS and BHP and the negotiation of mining royalites for Groote Eylandt people; discusses CMS submission to the Stolen Generations Inquiry
Cataloging source
ANB:REV
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Harris, John W
Dewey number
266.394
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Garadji, Dinah
  • McColl, Albert
  • Wirrpanda, Dhakiyarr
  • Church Missionary Society of Australia
  • Eastern and African Cold Storage Supply Company
  • Missions, Australian
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of
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We wish we'd done more : ninety years of CMS and Aboriginal issues in North Australia, John Harris
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Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 505-522
Contents
Introduction -- Ch.1: The gospel -- Ch. 2: Aboriginal culture and society : attitudes to Aborigines as the 20th century opens; The attitudes of CMS and its missionaries : CMS and the "dying race"; CMs and the notions of Aboriginal inferiority; CMS and Aboriginal culture; The outstation movement; CMS and Aboriginal languages; language and culture; Bible translation in the 19th century; CMS and Aboriginal languages in the early mission era; CMS's first Bible translators; CMS and Aboriginal languages in "the modern period"-- Ch. 3: Responding to suffering and need -- Ch. 4: Social change "The gospel of work and the Christian village; Mission and nation; CMS during the era of the protection policy: Crises at Roper River; The Peace Expedition; The end of an era; CMS during the era of the assimilation policy: the tobacco controversy; Implementing the assimilation policy; CMS and the policy of self-determination -- Ch. 5: Aboriginal children: Historical background: the taking of children; The institutionalising of Aboriginal children: CMS and children in north Australia: Schools and dormitories on CMS missions -- Ch. 6: Aboriginal people of mixed descent: Mixed-race Aboriginal people in the 19th century; Mixed-race people in the Northern Territory in the early 1900s; "Half-caste" children on the CMS missions -- Ch. 7: Land rights: The land rights debate has a long history; Settlement or invasion?; Denying the truth; Mabo and Wik - recent land rights legislation; Aboriginal land rights in the Northern Territory, 1824-1953; CMS involvement in land rights; CMS and BHP - negotiating mining royalties for Groote Eylandt people; CMS and Nabarlek - fighting to protect Aboriginal land -- Conclusion -- Bibliography
Control code
000014250261
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 524 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copies 2 & 3 donated by Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780859108966
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
Label
We wish we'd done more : ninety years of CMS and Aboriginal issues in North Australia, John Harris
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 505-522
Contents
Introduction -- Ch.1: The gospel -- Ch. 2: Aboriginal culture and society : attitudes to Aborigines as the 20th century opens; The attitudes of CMS and its missionaries : CMS and the "dying race"; CMs and the notions of Aboriginal inferiority; CMS and Aboriginal culture; The outstation movement; CMS and Aboriginal languages; language and culture; Bible translation in the 19th century; CMS and Aboriginal languages in the early mission era; CMS's first Bible translators; CMS and Aboriginal languages in "the modern period"-- Ch. 3: Responding to suffering and need -- Ch. 4: Social change "The gospel of work and the Christian village; Mission and nation; CMS during the era of the protection policy: Crises at Roper River; The Peace Expedition; The end of an era; CMS during the era of the assimilation policy: the tobacco controversy; Implementing the assimilation policy; CMS and the policy of self-determination -- Ch. 5: Aboriginal children: Historical background: the taking of children; The institutionalising of Aboriginal children: CMS and children in north Australia: Schools and dormitories on CMS missions -- Ch. 6: Aboriginal people of mixed descent: Mixed-race Aboriginal people in the 19th century; Mixed-race people in the Northern Territory in the early 1900s; "Half-caste" children on the CMS missions -- Ch. 7: Land rights: The land rights debate has a long history; Settlement or invasion?; Denying the truth; Mabo and Wik - recent land rights legislation; Aboriginal land rights in the Northern Territory, 1824-1953; CMS involvement in land rights; CMS and BHP - negotiating mining royalties for Groote Eylandt people; CMS and Nabarlek - fighting to protect Aboriginal land -- Conclusion -- Bibliography
Control code
000014250261
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 524 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Copies 2 & 3 donated by Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9780859108966
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits

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