Bosses Ourselves: The Story of Aboriginal Self-government

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Pearson Education Australia, 2001 - Aboriginal Australians - 32 pages
Considers the government of Aboriginal peoples both in the past and today. Discusses the traditional importance to Aboriginal people of their senior men and women and how the arrival of European settlers disrupted forever the way Aboriginal people organised their society and governed themselves. Goes on to explain their relations with the Australian government, social conditions, struggle for land rights and the the role of bodies such as ATSIC. Includes timeline of significant events. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.

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