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Author Broome, Richard, 1948-

Title A man of all tribes : the life of Alick Jackomos / Richard Broom & Corinne Manning
Published [Canberra, ACT] : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2006
Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2006

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 W'PONDS  323.119915092 Jackom Bro/Moa  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 298 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Growing up Greek -- 2. Youth and the Great Depression -- 3. Off to war -- 4. Tent wrestler -- 5. Just like Hollywood -- 6. Entrepreneur and family man -- 7. The 'Greek Grappler' -- 8. Teaming with Doug Nicholls -- 9. Political activism -- 10. Welfare Board officer -- 11. Public servant -- 12. Boomerang diplomacy -- 13. In the thick of things -- 14. A passion for photographs -- 15. Community historian -- 16. In retirement -- 17. Watching the hour-glass
Summary The son of Greek migrant parents, Jackomos was born in Collingwood and grew up during the Great Depression. Mixing with people from a range of backgrounds, Jackomos' life was not without controversy - as he was a non-aboriginal man, with an aboriginal family
Analysis Biography & autobiography (Australia)
Australian Aboriginal studies
20th Century history (c 1914+)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-280) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Jackomos, Alick, 1924-
Immigrants -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Biography.
Children of immigrants -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Biography.
Greeks -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Biography.
Interracial marriage -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Biography.
Race relations -- Political aspects.
Historians -- Australia -- Victoria -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights -- Australia -- Victoria.
Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.)
Political activists -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Biography.
Historians -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Biography.
Victoria -- Biography.
Melbourne (Vic.)
Melbourne (Vic.) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Biography.
Author Manning, Corinne.
LC no. 2006386991
ISBN 0855755016 :
Other Titles Life of Alick Jackomos