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Kormilda, the way to tomorrow? : a study in Aboriginal education

Sommerlad, Elizabeth

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Aborigines in Australia are demanding a kind of education that does not estrange Aboriginal children from their culture and their kin. This book discusses a situation in which such alienation was brought about. Kormilda College, a residential school for tribal Aborigines in the Northern Territory, is the focus of the study. In the college Dr Sommerlad observed young Aborigines trying to reconcile their own values and behaviour with those of the white teachers and administrators. Some students...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1976
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/115116
Access Rights: Open Access

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