Lands of Shame: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 'Homelands' in Transition

Lands of Shame Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Homelands in Transition None

  • Title: Lands of Shame: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 'Homelands' in Transition
  • Author: Helen Hughes
  • ISBN: 9781864321357
  • Page: 143
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Helen Hughes's 2007 examination of the 'homelands' (Hughes's inversted commas) project is heartbreaking, shaming, and daunting. Each chapter opens with a catalogue of specific examples of how policies and structures have failed people living in the homelands areas, (from illiteracy, to rampant drug and alcohol abuse, to child sexual assault) often leading to horrific and tragic deaths.If Hughes had left it as an investigation, it would be a worthwhile, if difficult, report to read. However, Hugh [...]

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