The Resource Ghost files: : the missing file of the Department of Indigenous Affairs Archives, Lauren Marsh and Steve Kinnane

Ghost files: : the missing file of the Department of Indigenous Affairs Archives, Lauren Marsh and Steve Kinnane

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Ghost files: : the missing file of the Department of Indigenous Affairs Archives
Title
Ghost files:
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the missing file of the Department of Indigenous Affairs Archives
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Lauren Marsh and Steve Kinnane
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Language
eng
Summary
Also annotated at S 99.6/3; explores the issue of the destruction of Western Australian Department of Indigenous Affairs files on individuals seeking access to personal and family files and in particular to files required for native title issues; includes Aborigines Department (1926-36), Department of Native Affairs (1936-55) and Department of Native Welfare (1955-72) files; argues files used to manage and control Aboriginal peoples and have similarities with those of repressive regimes; examines files kept and how information collected; examines history of disposal policies; possibility disposal used as cover-up; case study, using Series Card Index, conducted to assess level of file disposal; in 1997 Royal Commission on Aboriginal Deaths in Custody called for moratorium on destruction of records relating to Aboriginal administrations; disposal policy now in legislation
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1961-
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Marsh, Lauren
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no index present
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non fiction
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1967-
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  • Kinnane, Stephen
  • Choo, Christine
Label
Ghost files: : the missing file of the Department of Indigenous Affairs Archives, Lauren Marsh and Steve Kinnane
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Publication
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Extent
p. 111-127
Label
Ghost files: : the missing file of the Department of Indigenous Affairs Archives, Lauren Marsh and Steve Kinnane
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography and footnotes
Extent
p. 111-127

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