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Author Palmer, Kingsley, 1946- author.

Title Noongar people, Noongar land : the resilience of Aboriginal culture in the south west of Western Australia / Kingsley Palmer.

Published Canberra, ACT : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.89915 PALM    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 18-05-2017.
Physical description xxiii, 240 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-231) and index.
Contents Part I. Nineteenth- and early twentieth-century accounts of Noongar culture -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Aboriginal society of the South West -- 3. Relationships to land -- 4. Social organisation and kinship -- 5. Religious beliefs and practices in the South West -- 6. Authority and disputes -- 7. Early accounts of Noongar culture: conclusion -- 8. Overview of contemporary accounts of Noongar society -- Part II. Noongar laws and customs and rights to country -- 9. The claimant community -- 10. Noongar culture -- 11. Rights to land -- 12. Boundaries, permission, rights and duties -- 13. Continuity of connection: economic and spiritual connection with the country -- 14. Relationship to the sea -- 15. Conclusion: continuity, Noongar laws, customs and rights to country -- Appendix A. Acknowledgment to claimants -- Appendix B. Research design -- Appendix C. Single Noongar Claim (SNC) observation pro forma.
Summary This book is based on the expert anthropological report for the Noongar people's native title claim entitled "Single Noongar Native Title Claim (W6006 of 2003 & W6012 of 2003): anthropologist's report". The report was filed in the Federal Court of Australia in 2004.
Subject Noongar (Australian people) -- History.
Noongar (Australian people) -- Land tenure.
Noongar (Australian people) -- Social conditions.
Native title (Australia) -- Western Australia -- South-West.
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Western Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- History.
ISBN 9781922102294 (paperback)