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Author Gallagher, Nan.

Title A Story to tell : the working lives of ten Aboriginal Australians / Jonathan Nadji ... [and others] ; edited by Nan Gallagher
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  331.699915 Nad/Stt  AVAILABLE
Description vi, 170 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: The authors speak -- Editor's note -- 1. Seeing it from both sides Jonathan Nadji -- 2. Nginingawila ngirramini kapi parlingarri purumuwu ngawa-ampi ngawa-maniguwi Monica Timaepatua -- 3. Meeting each challenge Michael Hill -- 4. Battlin' for a quid Alan Kyle -- 5. To give and not to take Betty Stewart -- 6. Painting in my own way Rochelle Patten -- 7. The land is my mother Gordon Pablo -- 8. Tops on the tip, radio 4 INJ Robert Bagie -- 9. I'd like to get on with it Lyle Sansbury -- 10. Growing to meet the work's demands Naomi Mayers -- Ten Aboriginal working lives: a window on Australian society -- A frame of reference for the ten autobiographies of work -- Notes, sources and further reading -- Index
Summary Contains working biographies of ten Aborigines; Jonathan Nadji (park ranger), Monica Timaepatua (seamstress), Michael Hill (drug and alcohol counsellor), Alan Kyle (seaman), Betty Stewart (educational assistant), Rochelle Patten (artist), Gordon Pablo (language co -ordinator), Robert Bagie (broadcaster), Lyle Sansbury (company chairman) and Naomi Mayers (company secretary); topics covered include - National Parks Service; sport; bush foods; traditional and Christian beliefs; agricultural, mechanical and farm work; substance abuse; crocodile shooting, pearling and trochus industries; histories of La Perouse and Cummeragunja; discrimination (economic and social); employment; social work; education; health services; radio and television broadcasting; Aboriginal enterprises; Nurungga Farming Company; Aboriginal Health Service, Redfern; self-determination; government policy; language preservation and recovery
Analysis Australian aborigines Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians - Economic conditions
Aboriginal Australians - Employment
Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions
Aboriginal culture
Notes Includes bibliographies and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [160]-167) and index
Audience For senior secondary school students
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Bagie, Robert
Gallagher, Nan.
Hill, Michael.
Kyle, Alan
Mayers, Naomi Ruth, 1941-
Nadji, Jonathan.
Pablo, Gordon, 1933-
Patten, Rochelle, 1951-
Sansbury, Lyle
Stewart, Blaize Clement.
Timaepatua, Monica
Aboriginal Australians -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Employment.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Gallagher, Nan.
Nadji, Jonathan.
LC no. 91020685
ISBN 0521424321