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Main Title: Nyoongar people of Australia : perspectives on racism and multiculturalism / by Rosemary Van den Berg. Book Cover
Author: Van den Berg, Rosemary, 1939-
Imprint: Gazelle] [distributor], 2002.
Collation: xix, 284 p. : bib., index, pbk ; 24 cm.
Summary: Ch. 1. Nyoongar Culture before European Invasion -- Ch. 2. Government Policies Regarding Nyoongars and Other Aborigines -- Ch. 3. Concepts of Race and Racism -- Ch. 4. Racism: The Nyoongar Experience -- Ch. 5. Post 1967 Referendum -- Ch. 6. Immigration -- Ch. 7. Multicultural Policies -- Ch. 8. Nyoongar People and Multiculturalism (1) -- Ch. 9. Nyoongar People and Multiculturalism (2) -- Ch. 10. Conclusion.

"This text is about the indigenous Nyoongar people of the southwest of Western Australia and their perspectives on racism, which has had a devastating effect on their lives and culture since colonisation. It is also about the multi-cultural policies that are effective in Australia." "The author, and those Nyoongars interviewed, give valuable insight into Aboriginal lives. Their comments reveal how Nyoongar people survived the onslaught of colonialism, cultural genocide, the horrendous state government policies under which they were forced to exist, the Stolen Generations of children and the loss of their land, identity, culture, and purpose in their lives. Presently, they are fighting for equality and for recognition as being part of the oldest living culture in the world, that of the Australian Aborigines."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject: Multiculturalism
First Nations Australians - - Government policy
Noongar/Nyungar (First Nations Australian people)
Government relations
Noongar/Nyungar (First Nations Australian people)
Southwestern District (WA)
First Nations Australians
ISBN: 9004124780 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [222]-229) and index.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 305.801 WA SWES GOV Available