The Resource 'Indigenous governance' and Aboriginal political practice : the gulf between in two organisations in the Fitzroy Valley, West Kimberley, Kathryn Ellen Thorburn

'Indigenous governance' and Aboriginal political practice : the gulf between in two organisations in the Fitzroy Valley, West Kimberley, Kathryn Ellen Thorburn

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'Indigenous governance' and Aboriginal political practice : the gulf between in two organisations in the Fitzroy Valley, West Kimberley
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'Indigenous governance' and Aboriginal political practice
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the gulf between in two organisations in the Fitzroy Valley, West Kimberley
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Kathryn Ellen Thorburn
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Thorburn, Kathryn Ellen
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Thesis (Ph.D.) -- Australian National University, 2011.
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  • Bunuba Inc
  • Kurungal Inc
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate governance
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Councils, Aboriginal Australian
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'Indigenous governance' and Aboriginal political practice : the gulf between in two organisations in the Fitzroy Valley, West Kimberley, Kathryn Ellen Thorburn
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Introduction: Origins of "governance" : "governance internationally"; "Indigenous governance in Australia" -- Indigenous organisations as "intercultural" or "interethnic" entities : the concept of the "intercultural"; Indigenous identity and culture(s) of resistance; The dance of autonomy and relatedness; Typologies of Indigenous power, leadership and brokerage; Aboriginal politics as sectional interests; Organisations as cultural mediators -- The research sites, context and method : community life in 2005: a snapshot; The Fitzroy Valley: land, business, organisational landscape; Social and economic profile; Organisations and their constituents; Rationale for two organisations, and methodology; Interrogative and heuristic tools : interdisciplinary and intercultural -- From the 1880s and the first pastoralists to the 1968 Pastoral Award decision and its aftermath : introduction: whose history? -- Cultural geography, pre-colonisation : cultural blocs: River versus desert; Early language extinctions and migrations; Bunuba resistance and Jandamarra; The response of the colonial administation to West Kimberley violence; Northern pastoralists' influence over colonial administration -- The Aborigines Act 1905, and the mass removal of children -- Station times - pre World War II : reserves, feeding depots and Moola Bulla -- The desert mobs - getting "brought in" -- Station work, and new forms of collective identity : Bunuba and Walmajarri on stations; New forms of social leverage; Station life: a European sub-culture; Station language: "mobs" and "bosses" -- Missions and reserves under the policy of assimilation : Unitedd Aborigines Mission (UAM) at Fitzroy Crossing; Missions as a second kind of European sub-culture -- The lead up to the Pastoral Industry Award Decision -- The impact of the Pastoral Industry Award: Christmas Creek station - the first wave; The 1970s - a time of great change; Conclusion -- Chapter Three: Becoming "self-governing" : introduction; Self-determination: the national policy -- The Indigenous corporation, 1975-1984 : Changing cultures: the Department of Community Welfare approach -- Kroonull and Wangkatjungka beginnings: Christmas Creek Station walk-off and its consequences; Kroonul / Wangkatjungka split; The impact of racism; The establishment of Marra Worra Worra -- Junjuwa community - 1985: the coming of significant resources : Community Development Employment Program; The changing role of MWW, and CDEP; The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission; Kurungal land reclamation; Bunuba land reclamation; Business interests and asset accumulation -- The two umbrella bodies are born: 1999 and 2001 : Bunuba Inc; Kurungal Inc; Conclusion -- Chapter 4: Identity at the organisational level and below : The "Bunuba" identity: Bunuba as emerging identity marker -- Bunuba Inc and subsidiary bodies : Bunuba muway; Station connections; Junjuwa; "community chairpersons"; Bunuba: traditional owners of Fitzroy Crossing -- The "Kurungal" identity " Kurunga country, Wangkatjunka country; Ngarantjadu - a Wangkatjungka "outstation"; One countrymen; 2 families: a snapshot -- The "Kurungal Inc" identity : Kurungak subsidiaries: 5 "communities" -- Individual authority and its derivatives : traditiona/western knowledge nexus; Skin groups; English language literacy; Categories of "colour" and authenticity; Age and generational change; Elders'involvement -- Chapter five: Causes and effects of local political practice: Introduction; The formal and informal business of organisations: Community Development Employment Project; Informal "services" -- Performance and translation: the "problem" of the meeting -- Micro-economies: changes to CDEP in the Fitzroy Valley in 2005 : policy changes; Flow-on effects of the policy changes -- Background Bunuba evens of 2005 : mapping cause and effect: a story of community politics -- CDEP changes impact on Bunuba Inc : the ICC calls a community meeting -- Post-script - Bunuba "restructure" -- Chapter 6: Agency on the margins: Introduction -- What's missing? organisational "ownership" and relationships : the conundrum of "Council" versus "community" meetings; Crucial relationships; Observations about the "speech event" -- Two other mechanisms for agency: the elders group, and "Purlka Wangki" : elders group; the "Purlki Wangki" Working Group -- Impact of CDEP changes : being clear about the money story or "transparency"; The fiscal accountability squeeze -- Attempts to resolve conflict : The ICC - "staying out of community politics?" -- 2005 Kurungal Inc AGM : the "Council" versus the "store"; Whitefellas as stress point -- Conclusion: the policy environment -- Chapter 7: Indigenous governance as a discourse: insights from the governmentality literature and beyond : introduction -- Howard's Australian identity and values : Indigenous affairs under Howard -- Viewing Indigenous governance as a discourse : failed policy, failed organisations, failed states?; Indigenous governance discourse as an "intelligible domain"; Liberal technologies of government: responsibilisation and normalisation; Limits of governmentality -- Blind spots of the all-seeing bureaucracy: Indigenous community governance project: an attempt to communicate complexity? -- Appendix One: Historical timelines: Table 1: Fitzroy Valley dates; Table 2: Signficant dates in the state and Commonwealth administration of WA Aboriginal affairs
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000051232551
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xiv, 269 leaves
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R01466
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(OCoLC)845645114
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'Indigenous governance' and Aboriginal political practice : the gulf between in two organisations in the Fitzroy Valley, West Kimberley, Kathryn Ellen Thorburn
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Contents
Introduction: Origins of "governance" : "governance internationally"; "Indigenous governance in Australia" -- Indigenous organisations as "intercultural" or "interethnic" entities : the concept of the "intercultural"; Indigenous identity and culture(s) of resistance; The dance of autonomy and relatedness; Typologies of Indigenous power, leadership and brokerage; Aboriginal politics as sectional interests; Organisations as cultural mediators -- The research sites, context and method : community life in 2005: a snapshot; The Fitzroy Valley: land, business, organisational landscape; Social and economic profile; Organisations and their constituents; Rationale for two organisations, and methodology; Interrogative and heuristic tools : interdisciplinary and intercultural -- From the 1880s and the first pastoralists to the 1968 Pastoral Award decision and its aftermath : introduction: whose history? -- Cultural geography, pre-colonisation : cultural blocs: River versus desert; Early language extinctions and migrations; Bunuba resistance and Jandamarra; The response of the colonial administation to West Kimberley violence; Northern pastoralists' influence over colonial administration -- The Aborigines Act 1905, and the mass removal of children -- Station times - pre World War II : reserves, feeding depots and Moola Bulla -- The desert mobs - getting "brought in" -- Station work, and new forms of collective identity : Bunuba and Walmajarri on stations; New forms of social leverage; Station life: a European sub-culture; Station language: "mobs" and "bosses" -- Missions and reserves under the policy of assimilation : Unitedd Aborigines Mission (UAM) at Fitzroy Crossing; Missions as a second kind of European sub-culture -- The lead up to the Pastoral Industry Award Decision -- The impact of the Pastoral Industry Award: Christmas Creek station - the first wave; The 1970s - a time of great change; Conclusion -- Chapter Three: Becoming "self-governing" : introduction; Self-determination: the national policy -- The Indigenous corporation, 1975-1984 : Changing cultures: the Department of Community Welfare approach -- Kroonull and Wangkatjungka beginnings: Christmas Creek Station walk-off and its consequences; Kroonul / Wangkatjungka split; The impact of racism; The establishment of Marra Worra Worra -- Junjuwa community - 1985: the coming of significant resources : Community Development Employment Program; The changing role of MWW, and CDEP; The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission; Kurungal land reclamation; Bunuba land reclamation; Business interests and asset accumulation -- The two umbrella bodies are born: 1999 and 2001 : Bunuba Inc; Kurungal Inc; Conclusion -- Chapter 4: Identity at the organisational level and below : The "Bunuba" identity: Bunuba as emerging identity marker -- Bunuba Inc and subsidiary bodies : Bunuba muway; Station connections; Junjuwa; "community chairpersons"; Bunuba: traditional owners of Fitzroy Crossing -- The "Kurungal" identity " Kurunga country, Wangkatjunka country; Ngarantjadu - a Wangkatjungka "outstation"; One countrymen; 2 families: a snapshot -- The "Kurungal Inc" identity : Kurungak subsidiaries: 5 "communities" -- Individual authority and its derivatives : traditiona/western knowledge nexus; Skin groups; English language literacy; Categories of "colour" and authenticity; Age and generational change; Elders'involvement -- Chapter five: Causes and effects of local political practice: Introduction; The formal and informal business of organisations: Community Development Employment Project; Informal "services" -- Performance and translation: the "problem" of the meeting -- Micro-economies: changes to CDEP in the Fitzroy Valley in 2005 : policy changes; Flow-on effects of the policy changes -- Background Bunuba evens of 2005 : mapping cause and effect: a story of community politics -- CDEP changes impact on Bunuba Inc : the ICC calls a community meeting -- Post-script - Bunuba "restructure" -- Chapter 6: Agency on the margins: Introduction -- What's missing? organisational "ownership" and relationships : the conundrum of "Council" versus "community" meetings; Crucial relationships; Observations about the "speech event" -- Two other mechanisms for agency: the elders group, and "Purlka Wangki" : elders group; the "Purlki Wangki" Working Group -- Impact of CDEP changes : being clear about the money story or "transparency"; The fiscal accountability squeeze -- Attempts to resolve conflict : The ICC - "staying out of community politics?" -- 2005 Kurungal Inc AGM : the "Council" versus the "store"; Whitefellas as stress point -- Conclusion: the policy environment -- Chapter 7: Indigenous governance as a discourse: insights from the governmentality literature and beyond : introduction -- Howard's Australian identity and values : Indigenous affairs under Howard -- Viewing Indigenous governance as a discourse : failed policy, failed organisations, failed states?; Indigenous governance discourse as an "intelligible domain"; Liberal technologies of government: responsibilisation and normalisation; Limits of governmentality -- Blind spots of the all-seeing bureaucracy: Indigenous community governance project: an attempt to communicate complexity? -- Appendix One: Historical timelines: Table 1: Fitzroy Valley dates; Table 2: Signficant dates in the state and Commonwealth administration of WA Aboriginal affairs
Control code
000051232551
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
xiv, 269 leaves
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Stock number
R01466
System control number
(OCoLC)845645114

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