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The Passing of the Aborigines: A Lifetime Spent Among the Natives of Australia By Daisy Bates
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Bates devoted more than 35 years of her life to studying Aboriginal life, history, culture, rites, beliefs and customs. Living in a tent in small settlements from Western Australia to the edges of... More > the Nullarbor Plain. She researched and wrote millions of words on the subject. She also worked tirelessly for Aboriginal welfare, setting up camps to feed, clothe and nurse the transient population, drawing on her own income and inheritance to meet the needs of the aged. In spite of her fascination with their way of life, Bates was convinced that the Australian Aborigines were a dying race and that her mission was to record as much as she could about them before they disappeared. Her personal life was unconventional. She was said to have worn pistols even in her old age and to have been quite prepared to use them to threaten police when she caught them mistreating 'her' Aborigines. She was also famed for her strict lifelong adherence to Edwardian fashion, including boots, gloves and a veil.< Less
A Serpentine Path: The Impact of Legal Decisions on Aboriginal Rights and Title on the Conduct of Treaty Negotiations in British Columbia By Patrick Richmond
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A MA thesis on the BC treaty process: Legal decisions on Aboriginal rights and title and treaty negotiations with First Nations in British Columbia (BC) are inextricably linked. While much has been... More > written on the impacts of a small number of such legal decisions, there has been very little research that critically examines how legal decisions on Aboriginal rights and title, in general, influence the way the parties to the BC treaty process conduct treaty negotiations. In-depth interviews with ten First Nations, provincial, and federal chief negotiators/advisers, together with British Columbia Treaty Commission (BCTC) commissioners and senior-level program staff, suggest that legal decisions on Aboriginal rights and title influence the conduct of treaty negotiations in an indirect and serpentine manner. Further to this, the results suggest that legal decisions on Aboriginal rights and title may act to simultaneously facilitate and constrain the conduct of negotiations.< Less
A Serpentine Path: The Impact of Legal Decisions on Aboriginal Rights and Title on the Conduct of Treaty Negotiations in British Columbia By Patrick Richmond
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A MA thesis on the BC treaty process: Legal decisions on Aboriginal rights and title and treaty negotiations with First Nations in British Columbia (BC) are inextricably linked. While much has been... More > written on the impacts of a small number of such legal decisions, there has been very little research that critically examines how legal decisions on Aboriginal rights and title, in general, influence the way the parties to the BC treaty process conduct treaty negotiations. In-depth interviews with ten First Nations, provincial, and federal chief negotiators/advisers, together with British Columbia Treaty Commission (BCTC) commissioners and senior-level program staff, suggest that legal decisions on Aboriginal rights and title influence the conduct of treaty negotiations in an indirect and serpentine manner. Further to this, the results suggest that legal decisions on Aboriginal rights and title may act to simultaneously facilitate and constrain the conduct of negotiations.< Less
Left Wing-Right Wing, Same Bird By Cilka Zagar
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Left wing- right wing-same bird is a story about the people and places that left traces on my soul. It tells about Slovenia, my native country, and Australia my chosen homeland. I followed Joe, my... More > husband, to sugar cane fields and Snowy Mountains hydroelectric scheme until we finally built our home in our Promised land-Canberra. A trip to Lightning Ridge changed our lives. The rainbow colours of black opal lured Joe onto the opal fields. I followed and met Aborigines and worked with them. We liked each other. My father said that I can be whoever I want to be, when I close my eyes and imagine. When times were difficult I closed my eyes and escaped into my magic land.< Less
Left wing-right wing, same bird. Stories of a migrant By Cilka Zagar
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Left wing- right wing-same bird is a story about the people and places that left traces on my soul. It tells about Slovenia, my native country, and Australia my chosen homeland. I followed Joe, my... More > husband, to sugar cane fields and Snowy Mountains hydroelectric scheme and to our Promised land-Canberra. The rainbow colours of black opal finally lured Joe to Lightning Ridge opal fields. I followed and met Aborigines. My father said that I can be whoever I want to be, when I close my eyes and imagine. When times were difficult I closed my eyes and escaped into my magic land.< Less
Left wing-right wing-same bird By Cilka Zagar
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I followed my husband, Joe, from Slovenia to Australian outback, believing that he knew the way. He found opal mining and I found my new Aboriginal family. We often changed to fit amongst different... More > political systems and cultures.< Less
Land Claims and the Treaty Process By Dolly McRae
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Whose land is it? Yours or mine. Ever since European contact in Canada the question of Native land ownership has been a hot issue. This paper will recall early European contact in Canada, their move... More > westward, the resistance to the encroachment and land appropriation by the Europeans. Dolly discusses the recent settlements of the Native land claims in Canada and United States. She talks of how the government would like 95% of the territory that is rich in natural resources. Dolly tells other Natives not to sign treaties that will extinguish right to the land and that each band member should benefit from royalties from thje extraction of their natural resources.< Less
Land Claims and the Treaty Process By Dolly McRae
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Whose land is it? Yours or mine. Ever since European contact in Canada the question of Native land ownership has been a hot issue. This paper will recall early European contact in Canada, their move... More > westward, the resistance to the encroachment and land appropriation by the Europeans. Dolly discusses the recent settlements of the Native land claims in Canada and United States. She talks of how the government would like 95% of the territory that is rich in natural resources. Dolly tells other Natives not to sign treaties that will extinguish right to the land and that each band member should benefit from royalties from thje extraction of their natural resources.< Less
Under the Act By Willie Thaiday
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Under the Act gives an insight into the removal of our people from their homeland and placed somewhere totally foreign and expected to live in harmony; not only with other Aboriginal and Torres... More > Strait Islander people from many different communities but also the Qld Government. This book shows the heroic men who had had enough of the treatment and stood up as a united group to the government and their journey off Palm Island because of this. It makes the reader understand what they were going through and is evidence of how our people were treated many years ago.< Less
Snitching On White People By L. Lewis
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Snitching On White People is a very interesting and controversial short book. Follow the Author as he discusses the history of snitching in America. The Author sets forth a theory concerning the... More > indigenous Americans (African Americans/black people) being misled in regards to there being unspoken rules and exemptions associated with snitchng that are solely based upon race. Furthermore, the Author provides evidence to support his belief as to why indigenous Americans (so called African Americans/black people) have a right to snitch on White people without any penalty being implemented whatsoever. There are exemptions to the infamous no snitching rule and you need to fully overstand what they are and why.< Less

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