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Submission by the Nomads group of Aborigines to the Federal Cabinet, Commonwealth of Australia

Label
Submission by the Nomads group of Aborigines to the Federal Cabinet, Commonwealth of Australia
Title
Submission by the Nomads group of Aborigines to the Federal Cabinet, Commonwealth of Australia
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Report aims to provide better understanding of Nomads Group from Pilbara District, Western Australia; argues Group knows what is best for the Aboriginal people and government planning is being too influenced by people without necessary experience resulting in enormous damage to Aboriginal people; credentials of Group leader, Donald William McLeod; discusses history of Group and mining and pastoral company activities in area; Group rules, objectives and organization; operations of Strelley and housing projects; proposal for a Regional Trust to receive Commonwealth funds to administer Group's programmes covering Pilbara region, including Port Hedland, Marble Bar, Yandeyarra, Strelley and Wodgina
Cataloging source
AIAS
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Nomads Pty Ltd
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  • McLeod, D. W.
  • Strelley Community
  • Nomads Pty Ltd
  • Pinga Pty Ltd
  • Strelley Pastoral Pty Ltd
  • Pindan Pty. Ltd
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Mineral industries
Label
Submission by the Nomads group of Aborigines to the Federal Cabinet, Commonwealth of Australia
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section 70 of the 1889 Constitution Act -- Credentials of Donald William McLeod: initial contacts, Skull Springs meeting, evidence of appointment, conflict with government departments -- Brief history of the group: The 1946 strike, Formation of mining and pastoral companies: Northern Development & Mining Pty Ltd, conflicts with McDonald, problems with pegging, Glen Ern Pastoral Company Pty Ltd, Loss of Yandeyarra, conflict with Middleton and liquidator -- Pindan Pty Ltd -- Roebourne and Nomads Pty Ltd, Return from the Ashburton: Pilbara Tin Incident, Wodgina 1967, Pinga Coondina -- Moves to re-heal the Nomads - Mugarinya split -- Rules observed by the group: no alcohol, no violence, occupation, mobility and membership, decision making, group ownership -- Objectives of the group: land ownership, rehabilitation, diversification, modification of traditional laws -- Organisation of the group: general, Nomads (1966) Pty Ltd, Strelley Pastoral Pty Ltd, Pindan Pty Ltd -- The Strelley Project: background, advantages of Strelley, ownership of land, programme for Strelley: management, pastoral, agriculture, internal economy -- Housing project: general, village concept, type of housing, building company, local government, Nomads Charitable and Education Foundation -- Proposal submitted to the Commonwealth Government: Claim against the State of Western Australia, regional trust concept, area covered by the trust, functions of the trust: to administer trust funds, to hold pastoral properties and capital items, to carry out research programmes; Structure of the Trust: board membership, operational procedures; Necessity for the Trust; Importance of the Trust: fulfilment of the aims of the group, as a contribution to regional development, as a provider of additional employment, as a training ground for future Aboriginal leaders, as a provider of rehabilitation for Aboriginal alcoholics, provides a means to heal a split -- Advantages to the Commonwealth: unique group, case history, support of the group, low cost, social services -- Appendices: Copy of portion of "correspondence relating to the proposed abolition of the Aborigines Protection Board of W.A." -- Special note on the problem of the half-caste -- Proceedings of Coondina court case
Dimensions
34 cm
Extent
1 v.(various pagings)
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 & 3 donated by ATSIC Library.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
Label
Submission by the Nomads group of Aborigines to the Federal Cabinet, Commonwealth of Australia
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section 70 of the 1889 Constitution Act -- Credentials of Donald William McLeod: initial contacts, Skull Springs meeting, evidence of appointment, conflict with government departments -- Brief history of the group: The 1946 strike, Formation of mining and pastoral companies: Northern Development & Mining Pty Ltd, conflicts with McDonald, problems with pegging, Glen Ern Pastoral Company Pty Ltd, Loss of Yandeyarra, conflict with Middleton and liquidator -- Pindan Pty Ltd -- Roebourne and Nomads Pty Ltd, Return from the Ashburton: Pilbara Tin Incident, Wodgina 1967, Pinga Coondina -- Moves to re-heal the Nomads - Mugarinya split -- Rules observed by the group: no alcohol, no violence, occupation, mobility and membership, decision making, group ownership -- Objectives of the group: land ownership, rehabilitation, diversification, modification of traditional laws -- Organisation of the group: general, Nomads (1966) Pty Ltd, Strelley Pastoral Pty Ltd, Pindan Pty Ltd -- The Strelley Project: background, advantages of Strelley, ownership of land, programme for Strelley: management, pastoral, agriculture, internal economy -- Housing project: general, village concept, type of housing, building company, local government, Nomads Charitable and Education Foundation -- Proposal submitted to the Commonwealth Government: Claim against the State of Western Australia, regional trust concept, area covered by the trust, functions of the trust: to administer trust funds, to hold pastoral properties and capital items, to carry out research programmes; Structure of the Trust: board membership, operational procedures; Necessity for the Trust; Importance of the Trust: fulfilment of the aims of the group, as a contribution to regional development, as a provider of additional employment, as a training ground for future Aboriginal leaders, as a provider of rehabilitation for Aboriginal alcoholics, provides a means to heal a split -- Advantages to the Commonwealth: unique group, case history, support of the group, low cost, social services -- Appendices: Copy of portion of "correspondence relating to the proposed abolition of the Aborigines Protection Board of W.A." -- Special note on the problem of the half-caste -- Proceedings of Coondina court case
Dimensions
34 cm
Extent
1 v.(various pagings)
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 & 3 donated by ATSIC Library.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps

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