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y Palm Island : Through a Long Lens single work   non-fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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'In November 2004, Mulrunji Doomadgee's tragic death triggered civil unrest within the Indigenous community of Palm Island. This led to the first prosecution of a Queensland police officer in relation to a death in custody.

Despite prolonged media attention, much of it negative and full of stereotypes, few Australians know the turbulent history of' Australia's Alcatraz', a political prison set up to exile Queensland's 'troublesome blacks'.

The repressive regimes were under the guise of protectionism. But the police control continues, and there is a continuing failure to address the cause of on-going Indigenous disadvantage.

Palm Island, often heart-wrenching and at times uplifting, is a study in the dynamics of power and privilege, and how these are resisted.' Source: Publisher's Blurb

Notes

  • Dedication: For Wagina
  • Author's note: The Manbarra are traditional owners of Palm Island The Bwgcolman (pronounced Bwook-a-mun and meaning Palm Island) are the historical residents. They and their ancestors were deported to Palm Island reserve from across Queensland.

    The terms Palm Island and Palms are also used on the Island in reference to both the land and the Indigenous community, reflecting the strength of the connection between the two.

  • Includes:

    • Foreword by Rachel Cummings (pp. vii-x)
    • Bibliography (pp. 180-196)
    • Index (pp. 197-212)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Aboriginal Studies Press , 2010 .
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      Extent: 212p.
      Description: illus., maps, ports.
      ISBN: 9780855757038

Works about this Work

Untitled Sarah Burnside , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 5 no. 1 2011;

— Review of Palm Island : Through a Long Lens Joanne Watson 2010 single work non-fiction
Palm Island Through a Long Lens Amy McQuire , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: National Indigenous Times , 18 March vol. 197 no. 8 2010; (p. 12)
Untitled Jonathan Richards , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Aboriginal History , vol. 34 no. 2010; (p. 265-375)

— Review of Palm Island : Through a Long Lens Joanne Watson 2010 single work non-fiction
Untitled Sarah Burnside , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 5 no. 1 2011;

— Review of Palm Island : Through a Long Lens Joanne Watson 2010 single work non-fiction
Untitled Jonathan Richards , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Aboriginal History , vol. 34 no. 2010; (p. 265-375)

— Review of Palm Island : Through a Long Lens Joanne Watson 2010 single work non-fiction
Palm Island Through a Long Lens Amy McQuire , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: National Indigenous Times , 18 March vol. 197 no. 8 2010; (p. 12)
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