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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 Justice in Black Hands: A New Approach for a New Millennia
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'The question for us today, and I mean black and white, is can we actually achieve Indigenous self-determination while confined within a non-Indigenous ideological structure?

'Can we realistically expect those in power, influenced by common social conditioning, to make the philosophical leap across the chasm of bias? A chasm which as Eve Fesl points out in her book Conned, "regards Aboriginal people as dependants in need of control rather than as independent individuals who should decide their own destiny". Like Eve I have my doubts, because remarkably, considering that 210 years have passed since we first met, Australia has not willingly embarked as a nation, on the hard but necessary road to de-colonisation. Today we have a government hell bent on control of a situation of which they are truly fearful; the full emancipation of the Aboriginal people.'

(Source : University of New England)

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    • Armidale, Armidale area, New England, New South Wales,: University of New England , 1999 .
      Link: 18162851Access online Sighted: 31/10/2019
      Extent: 12 pp.
      Description: illus., port.
      ISBN: 1863896805
      Series: Frank Archibald Memorial Lectures 1986 series - publisher essay

      'The Frank Archibald Memorial Lecture is an annual event held in honour of Mr Frank Archibald, a revered Aboriginal community member of the Armidale area. Frank Archibald was renowned for his knowledge and interest in all issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, particularly education.

      'The Frank Archibald Memorial Lecture has been held as part of the University of New England’s Lecture Series since 1986 and is dedicated to Frank Archibald, his family and Aboriginal people of the New England region. The Lecture is presented by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander speakers who are leading professionals in fields such as education, law, social justice, government and the arts. When the University established the Lecture, its intention was to invite speakers to give public address on current issues which are important to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with an emphasis on education.

      'In 2011 the 25th anniversary of the Frank Archibald Memorial Lecture was commemorated through a presentation by the founding Director of Oorala Aboriginal Centre, Ms Lynette Riley, who had established this lecture series at the University in 1986.'

      (Source : University of New England)

      Number in series: 14
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