One Family, Different Country: The Development and Persistence of an Aboriginal Community at Finke, Northern Territory
Published version of MA thesis; study of the Aputula Aboriginal community, Finke, Central Australia; geographic, economic and contact history; concept of community; history of the pastoral and railway industry in the region - violent conflict and resistance; pastoral industry expansion and Aboriginal relation to the industry to 1950; population movement and decline - epidemic disease, violence and migration; Southern Arrernte (Aranda), Arrernte and Western Desert (Luritja) inter relationship; concepts of tribe and tribal boundaries - nomenclature; station life and social change - residence and marriage patterns; formation of the Finke Community; inheritance of right to sites and religious knowledge; Aboriginal administration of Aputula; models of community; mobility and residence patterns; community layout and census data.
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Chapter One INTRODUCTION
Chapter TWO EUROPEAN EXPANSION EPIDEMIC AND MIGRATION
The Crash of the Nineties
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