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Author D'Souza, N. (Nigel)

Title The families of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders / N.[Nigel] D'Souza and Y. [Yoland] Walker
Published [Canberra, A.C.T.] : Secretariat, 1995


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 MELB  306.8509915 Dso/Foa  AVAILABLE
Description 135 pages ; 30 cm
Contents Acknowledgement -- Introduction -- Alternative paradigms -- Racism : Institutional and personal -- The view of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander families from Australian Bureau of Statistics -- A & TSI families -- Indigenous families -- Tha impact of past government policies -- The removal of children -- Issues affecting the families of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander's -- Family and children's services -- Juvenile justice and child welfare -- Mental health/illness : Deaths in custody ; Deaths, Funerals and Grieving -- Children, child care, early childhood: Issue -- Housing -- Cost of living in remote areas -- Land rights -- Cross-border families -- Social security/income support -- Gambling -- Violence -- Substance abuse -- Child prostitution -- Elders -- Important of women's role in the family -- Importance of men's role in families -- A national System of Indigenous Family and Children's Services -- Culturally appropriate -- Culture and language -- One sided picture -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1. Statement from SNAICCIYF project workshop -- Response from the National Council for IYF to SNAICCIYF -- Workshop statement -- Workshop participants -- Appendix 2. Summary of interviews : Interviews with Wlizabeth Hoffman -- Interview with Veronica Brodie Adelaide -- Interview with Charlotte Summer Adelaide -- Interview with Mark Budd -- Interview with a young 18 year old boy from Brisbane Old -- Interview with Rebecca Sam
Notes Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care. Report to the Office of the International Year of the Family
Bibliography Includes bibiographical references: pages 65-70
Subject Child care -- Australia.
Child welfare -- Australia.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Services for.
Children, Torres Strait Islander -- Services for.
Families, Aboriginal Australian -- Services for.
Indigenous peoples.
Author Walker, Y. (Yoland)
Office of the International Year of the Family