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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 Race Relations, Power and Development
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'The people have a strong consciousness of the power of non-Aborigines over them, and resent the need to fight for small gains. This affects their attitudes to resource development in the east Kimberley - they are willing to share the resources of their country, but seek rights to support more equitable arrangements'.

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    y separately published work icon Impact Stories of the East Kimberley Canberra : East Kimberley Impact Assessment Project , 1989 Z1616194 1989 anthology oral history

    This paper presents a selection of stories and commentaries by Aboriginal people of the Turkey Creek area, collected for a community social impact study.

    The accounts extend from the early impact history of the area, about a century ago, through the pastoral working era, leaving cattle stations in the 1970s and building up new communities, to Aboriginal aspirations in the present. These present Aboriginal points of view; further historical information is presented in historical notes by Clement.

    Canberra : East Kimberley Impact Assessment Project , 1989
    pg. 124-127
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