Welcome to my home

Australia, 1984

Film
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Traces the history of the Aboriginal people of Weipa South since the time white men first arrived in 1606. The early influence of church and government is shown using historic footage and interviews with Aboriginal community leaders. Examines Aboriginal life there today and the interaction with the European settlement, which was established at Weipa to mine the bauxite deposit.

Credits

production company

Comalco Ltd

Telemission

Duration

00:43:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34097

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Queensland

Aboriginal Australia → Intercultural communication

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Intercultural communication

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Weipa (Qld.)

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Interviews

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Intercultural communication

History → Aboriginal Australians - History

Places → Weipa (Qld.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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