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Author Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. Uranium Impact Project Steering Committee

Title Aborigines and uranium : consolidated report to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs on the social impact of uranium mining on the Aborigines of the Northern Territory
Published Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service, 1984


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  305.89915 Abo  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 318 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Series Parliamentary paper ; no. 310 of 1984
Summary Major findings concern Fox Report recommendations, Aboriginal politics, economy, employment and training, alcohol, uranium hazards, Jabiru town, Kakadu National Park, social structures; analysis of effects of mining royalties including Gagudju and Kunwinjku Associations, Northern Land Council, alcohol and criminality, wardship and selfmanagement, Ranger, Nabarlek, Jabiluka, and Koongarra negotiations; changes illustrated by Oenpelli profiles contrasting social bonds through traditional religion and Gossip songs in 1947/50 with effects of modernization and intrusion by tourists, missionaries, government agencies, new residents; role of women; Gunbalanya sports and Social Club (Oenpelli)
Analysis Aborigines
Northern Territory
Social conditions
Social impact
Notes At head of title : Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Report presented by Colin Tatz, Chairman, Uranium Impact Project Steering Comittee to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, covering period October 1978 to June 1984, together with 3 supplementary research reports
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Mines and mineral resources
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Uranium mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Uranium mines and mining -- Social aspects -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Social Problems.
Northern Territory.
Author Tatz, Colin.
Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs.
LC no. 85219974
ISBN 0644036400
Other Titles Social impact of uranium mining on the Aborigines of the Northern Territory