Two laws. Part 3: Struggle for our land (A)

Australia, 1981

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Part 3 of the feature film “Two laws”. Describes Aboriginal attachment to land, conflict over sacred sites, the 1977 Borroloola land claim and the bargaining strategy of the people with the government, the cattle stations and the mining company. The other parts of the film are “Police times”, “Welfare times”, “Living with two laws”. Suitable for middle and upper secondary levels.

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Carolyn Strachan

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