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Aboriginal land rights

Heather Goodall.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 1873 words.

traditionally arose for men and women both from inheritance and from fulfilment of their particular obligations. Land was the structuring

Aboriginal languages

Nicholas Evans.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 778 words.

numbered about 250 at the time of European incursion into Australia; further division into politically recognised dialect differences gives some

Aboriginal missions

Bain Attwood.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 202 words.

were on a smaller scale than in other areas of British settlement and were generally deemed a failure by contemporaries.

Aboriginal missions

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Were on a smaller scale than in other areas of British settlement and were generally deemed a failure by contemporaries. Historical accounts have since highlighted Aborigines' rejection of...

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Aboriginal myths and legends

Helen Doyle.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 222 words.

refer to Aboriginal religious or creation beliefs which together are now more commonly understood as the Dreamtime. In relating

Aboriginal narratives

Peter Read.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 839 words.

Narrative means both the story-telling styles in which a sequence of events may be presented, and the form of artistic

Aboriginal nomenclature

Tim Rowse.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 662 words.

presents problems for the historians of Australia's indigenous people. Most commonly, the terms Aboriginals, Aborigines and Aboriginal people have

Aboriginal nomenclature

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Presents problems for the historians of Australia's indigenous people. Most commonly, the terms Aboriginals, Aborigines and Aboriginal people have been used. The AND gives printed uses of A...

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Aboriginal protection

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

Was constantly debated, as the moving frontier created new groups of dispossessed Aborigines. Could they be ‘civilised’ through contact with whites, or did they need to be protected by...

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Aboriginal protection

Bain Attwood.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 800 words.

was constantly debated, as the moving frontier created new groups of dispossessed Aborigines. Could they be ‘civilised’ through contact with