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Author Wright, Alexis, 1950-

Title Take power like this old man here : an anthology of writings celebrating twenty years of land rights in Central Australia, 1977-1997 / edited by Alexis Wright for the Central Land Council
Published Alice Springs, NT : Jukurrpa Books, 1998

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Description xv, 366 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents Drawing the line : the Gurindji walk-off & the birth of land rights -- Getting back country : the Land Rights Act at work -- Work : the day-to-day struggle -- Olden-time stuggles : before land rights -- Campaigns & dirty tricks -- On the road & out bush -- Talking about country -- Twists & turns : negotiations & legal questions -- Celebrations : land rights successes -- Timelines : past, present & future
Summary Take Power is a resounding tribute: to the strength of traditional Aboriginal law and culture and to the workers for land rights who have helped shape the social and political landscape of the nation
Analysis Aboriginal land councils
Aboriginal land rights
Aborigines
Central Australia
Federal issue
History
Notes Aboriginal content
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Australia -- Central Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Central Australia -- Claims.
Indigenous peoples -- Australia, Central -- Land tenure
Indigenous peoples -- Australia -- Central Australia -- Claims.
Land tenure -- Australia -- Central Australia.
Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Northern Territory -- History -- 20th century.
Northern Territory -- Politics and government.
Author Wright, Alexis, 1950-
Central Land Council (Australia)
LC no. 98201162
ISBN 1864650052