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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 Son of Alyandabu : My fight for Aboriginal Rights
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A memoir of Joe McGinness an Aboriginal man from the Paperbark people in Northern Territory. After Joe's Irish father dies he and his mother are suddenly placed under white government policies which lead them to be incarcerated. Joe gets involved in the trade union and as an Aboriginal activist he begins his journey fighting for change to the staus and conditons of Aboriginal people.

Notes

  • Foreword by Tom Sullivan.
  • Preface by Joe McGinness.
  • Dedication To my mother, Alyandabu.
  • Includes Epigraph.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Alyandabui"Straight out of a Drysdale canvas you walked", Ted Egan , 1991 single work poetry (p. [xvii]-xix)
Forward, Tom Sullivan , 1991 single work life story (p. ix)

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Works about this Work

[Review Essay] Son of Alyandabu: My Fight for Aboriginal Rights Peter Read , 1992 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 1992; (p. 105-106)

'Both these books are about the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, better known as FCAATSI. McGinness was the National President for most of the life of the organisation (1958-77). Bandler held many positions, including Acting General Secretary and Director of the 'Vote Yes' Committee in the 1967 Referendum.'  (Introduction)

[Review Essay] Son of Alyandabu: My Fight for Aboriginal Rights Peter Read , 1992 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 1992; (p. 105-106)

'Both these books are about the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, better known as FCAATSI. McGinness was the National President for most of the life of the organisation (1958-77). Bandler held many positions, including Acting General Secretary and Director of the 'Vote Yes' Committee in the 1967 Referendum.'  (Introduction)

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