This collection of essays was commissioned by ATSIC and AIATSIS to stimulate discussion and debate about a treaty.
- 250mm x 175mm x 14mm
- Released June 2003
- ISBN 9780855754334
Chapter 1: Citizenship, Assimilation and a Treaty
Chapter 2: Practical Steps Towards a Treaty- Structures, Challenges and the need for Flexibility
Chapter 3: Unfinished Business- A Shadow Across Our Relationships
Chapter 4: Negotiating Settlements- Indigenous Peoples, Settler States and the Significance of Treaties and Agreements
Chapter 5: How Do We Treat Our Treasures? Indigenous Heritage Rights in a Treaty
Chapter 6: Indigenous Education, Languages and Treaty- The Redefinition of a New Relationship with Australia
Chapter 7: ‘Who’s Your Mob?’— The Politics of Aboriginal Identity and the Implications for a Treaty
Chapter 8: A Story of Emergence— NIYMA’s Views on a Treaty National Indigenous Youth Movement of Australia (NIYMA)
Chapter 9: Native Title, ‘Tides of History’ and Our Continuing Claims for Justice— Sovereignty, Self Determination and Treaty
Chapter 10: International Human Rights Law and the Domestic Treaty Process
Chapter 11: Indigenous Disadvantage, Indigenous Governance and the Notion of a Treaty in Australia: An Indigenous Perspective
Chapter 12: Treaty and the Self-determination Agendas of Torres Strait Islanders- A Common Struggle
Chapter 13: Mabo Ten Years On— Small Step or Giant Leap
Chapter 14: Sorry Day Speech, Melbourne 2003
About the author
Professor Marcia Langton
Professor Larissa Behrendt
Professor Michael Dodson
Dr Lisa Palmer
Dr Martin Nakata
Senator Aden Ridgeway
National Indigenous Youth Movement of Australia
Nova Peris OAM.
About the cover
Front cover image: Australia Day Protest, courtesy the Fairfax Photo Library.
Back cover image: Treaty watermark. This watermark was designed by Tony Albert and symbolises an eye looking towards the future where coexistence and cooperation exists between both indigenous and non- Indigenous Australians.