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Alternative title: Some Aboriginal Women Pathfinders
Issue Details: First known date: 1980... 1980 Some Aboriginal Women Pathfinders : Their Difficulties and Their Achievements
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The author writes 'about some of the Aboriginal women who have battled against prejudice and discrimination, against apathy of Christian people, and against disregard by governments; and who have, by corage and determination, made an honorable place for themselves in the ommunity. The W.C.T.U. of Australia accords to them the respect and commendation which are their due.' (Source: page 6)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Adelaide, South Australia,:W.C.T.U. , 1980 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Margaret Tucker, Margaret J. Beeson , single work biography
A small biography about the life of Margaret Tucker M.B.E., the first Aboriginal woman to be a member of the Aboriginal Welfare Board.
(p. 8-13)
Val Bryant, Margaret J. Beeson , single work biography

'A short biography about Val Bryant who founded Benelong's Haven, a rehabilitation centre for Aboriginal alcoholics in Sydney, in 1974, and ran it virtually single handed for six months before the Government gave her a grant.' (Source: page 15)

(p. 14-20)
May O'Brien, Margaret J. Beeson , single work biography
A short biography abour May )'Brien who was awarded the British Empire Medal in the New Year's Honout List in 1978 for her services to Aboriginal Education.
(p. 23-26)
Eve Fesl, Margaret J. Beeson , single work biography
A short biography about Eve Fesl who was one of the first Aboriginal women to obtained a B.A. Degree with Honours at Monash University, Victoria. (Source: page 27)
(p. 27-33)
Ruby Hammond, Margaret J. Beeson , single work biography
A sort biography about Ruby Hammond who was Executive Secretary of the South Australian Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement during the 1970s. (Source: page 35)
(p. 35-39)
Elizabeth Hoffmann, Margaret J. Beeson , single work biography
A short biography about Elizabeth Hoffmann who was the Director of the Aboriginal Advancement League in Victoria since 1976. (Source: page 41)
(p. 40-44)
Patricia O'Shane, Margaret J. Beeson , single work biography
A short biography about Patricia O'Shane who was Australia's first Aboriginal barrister in the 1970s. (Source: page 51)
(p. 50-53)
Mangiwa Sagiba, Margaret J. Beeson , single work biography
A short biography about Mangiwa Sagiba who was the Principal of the school on Goulburn Island, Northern Territory. (Source: page 55)
(p. 54-57)
Maude Tongerie, Margaret J. Beeson , single work biography
A short biography of Maude Tongerie who was a Welfare Officer with the Department of Community Welfare of South Australia.
(p. 58-61)
Kath Walker, Margaret J. Beeson , single work biography
A short biography about Kath Walker M.B.E. (Oodgeroo Noonuccal) who was one of Australia's best known poets. (Source: page 63)
(p. 62-67)
Roslyn Watson, Margaret J. Beeson , single work biography

A short biography about Roslyn Watson who was the first Australian to have been a member of the all-black U.S. company, Dance Theatre of Harlem. (Source: page 69)

(p. 68-73)
Gladys Elphick, Margaret J. Beeson , single work biography
A short biography about Gladys Elphick M.B.E. who was known to may in South Australia as "Aunty Glad". She was the founder and the first President of the Aboriginal Women's Council,which led to the creation, in 1973, of the Aboriginal Community Centre. (Source: page 75)
(p. 74-78)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Adelaide, South Australia,: W.C.T.U. , ca. 1980 .
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      Extent: 80p.
      Description: ports.
      ISBN: 090962710X
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