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Author William, Grayden

Title Adam and atoms / William Grayden
Published Perth, W.A. : Frank Daniels Pty. Ltd., 1957

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 ADPML SPC  305.89915 Gra/Aaa  LIB USE ONLY
Description xii, 174 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Summary Deals with the Parliamentary investigation into the plight of natives in the inland of W.A., & of what happened to the report which the Select Ctee presented; Investigation covered Laverton district - Central Aust. - Rawlinson Ranges Transcontinental railway; Disposition & no. of natives in area; Missions - Warburton, Mt. Margaret & Cosmo Newberry; notes on basic requirements water, food, medical attention, clothing; Infanticide prevalent; Ctees recommendations; Newspaper reports; Govt. policy, letter from Missionary at Warburton; Includes report by R. & C. Berndt on situation, full medical report by W.S. Davidson with analyses
Analysis Aboriginal Australians - Legal status, laws, etc. - Western Australia
Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions - Western Australia
Aboriginal Australians - Western Australia - Government relations
Aboriginal Australians - Western Australia - Warburton Mission Region
Australian Aborigines - Western Australia - North Central Region - Warburton Region - Social conditions
Australian aborigines Social conditions 1945 to date
Ethnology - Western Australia
Notes "... tells the story of a Parliamentary investigation [the W.A. Select Committee Appointed to Inquire into Native Welfare Conditions in the Laverton-Warburton Range Area, 1956] into the plight of natives in the inland of Western Australia ... ". The investigation followed questions by MLA W. Grayden on the possible effects of atomic bomb testing at Maralinga, S.A., on Central Australian nomadic Aborigines
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Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Maralinga (S.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Warburton Mission Region
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Warburton
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Aboriginal Australians.
Atomic bomb -- South Australia -- Maralinga -- Testing
Ethnology -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Ethnology -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Indigenous peoples -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Nuclear weapons testing victims -- Australia -- Maralinga (S.A.)
Nuclear weapons -- Australia -- Maralinga (S.A.) -- Testing.
Maralinga (S.A.)
Author Western Australia. Select Committee Appointed to Inquire into Native Welfare Conditions in the Laverton-Warburton Range Area
LC no. 58048062