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My Way W.H. (Bill) Rourke’s 50 Years Adventure in Education

Rourke, W. H. (William H.), 1898-
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p. 167-168: : Author’s visit to Roebourne school; observation that “full-blood” children did not attend school; wish of elder “Tumbler” that all Aboriginal children attend school; problem of hygiene and lack of water; problem of relations between half-caste and full blood children; prejudice against enrolment of Aboriginal children in state schools; in Port Hedland all Aboriginal children attended convent school; p. [174] : good relations between black and white pupils at Marble Bar; p. 188: camp schools held in coastal locations for isolated white and Aboriginal children; p. 204 : Confrontation with W.A. Minister of Education Harry Strickland over education of Aboriginal children; visit to Roebourne; Decision that Aboriginal children could attend the state school despite objections from white parents ; p. [210] : Establishment of segregated Aboriginal school at Roebourne; Author advises mixed-race convent school in Broome; p. [224] : Establishment of school at cattle station GoGo Station; Establishment of schools at Kimberley Research Station, Glenroy Station; p. [239]-248: Missions and education at Forrest River; Sunday Island, Lombadina, Beagle Bay, La Grange; p. [250] Mixed race camp school at Point Peron demonstrated harmonious race relations.

xi, 304 p. : ill., col. maps, port Signed by Author. (prev ownership on title page) #0421

Rourke, W. H. (William H.), 1898-  |  Schools. Teaching. Rourke, W.H. (William H.), 1898-. Western Australia. Personal observations  |  Teachers — Western Australia — Biography.  |  Education – Schools – Attendance.  |  Education – Schools.  |  Religions – Christianity – Missions.  |  Occupations – Teachers.  |  Race relations.  |  History – Biographies – Non-Indigenous.  |  Western Australia — History — Sources.  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  Bayulu / Gogo (WA West Kimberley SE51-12)  |  Port Hedland (WA East Pilbara SF50-04)  |  Yirramagadu / Roebourne (WA West Pilbara SF50-03)  |  Mugarinya / Yandeearra (WA East Pilbara SF50-07)

Additional Information

AuthorRourke, W. H. (William H.), 1898-
Number of pagesxi, 304 p. : ill., col. maps, ports. ; 23 cm.
PublisherPerth, W. A. : Carroll's,
Year Published1980
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket

Book Condition

Near Fine