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Lifestyle change and nutritional status in Kimberley aborigines

  • Authors: O'Dea, K, Naughton, JM, Sinclair, AJ, Rabuco, L, Smith, RM
  • Published: 1987

All studies published to date indicate that urban or non-traditionally living Aborigines have marginal to low levels of serum folate, B-group vitamins and vitamin C (Kamien et al, 1974; Kamien…

Response to Eric Willmot's review ‘Aboriginal Broadcasting in Remote Australia’

  • Author: Michaels, Eric
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Published: 1987

To respond to Professor Willmot's review of my work, I find it necessary to speak in the first person, as I did in my report, from a reflexive, authorial persona.…

New technologies in the Outback and their implications

  • Author: Michaels, Eric
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Published: 1985

The three-year research project into the implications of television and new electronic media's introduction to remote Aboriginal communities sponsored by the Australian institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS) is nearing completion.…

The effects of low-fat diets rich in arachidonic acid on the composition of plasma fatty acids and bleeding time in Australian Aborigines

  • Authors: O'Dea, Kerin, Sinclair, Andrew J.
  • Published: 1985

In the present study we measured the bleeding times in fourteen Aborigines (10 diabetic, 4 non-diabetic) before and after 2 weeks on a diet of tropical seafood (rich in both…

The Outback: Aboriginals, Aussat and satellite broadcasting

  • Author: Willmot, Eric
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Published: 1985

The AUSSAT domestic satellite system creates possibilities for introducing or improving radio, television and telecommunications services in remote areas. Conceptually this satellite system has the potential to meet all the…

The Outback: Aboriginals, Aussat and satellite broadcasting

  • Author: Willmot, Eric
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Published: 1985

The AUSSAT domestic satellite system creates possibilities for introducing or improving radio, television and telecommunications services in remote areas. Conceptually this satellite system has the potential to meet all the…

Aboriginal Town Camping, Institutional Practices and Local Politics

  • Author: Sanders, W. G.
  • Publisher: Longman Cheshire
  • Published: 1984

Aboriginal Town Camping, Institutional Practices and Local Politics

Marked improvement in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in diabetic Australian Aborigines after temporary reversion to traditional lifestyle

  • Author: O'dea, Kerin
  • Published: 1984

The rationale for the present study was that temporarily reversing the urbanization process in diabetic Aborigines should improve all aspects of their carbohydrate and lipid metabolism that are linked to…

Aboriginals and the Mining Industry: Case Studies of the Australian Experience

  • Authors: Cousins, D, Nieuwenhuysen, J
  • Publisher: George Allen & Unwin
  • Published: 1984

Last century social and economic impact of resource development on Aborigines; including employment, training, protection of sacred sites; contribution of mining to economic development of Aboriginal communities; effectiveness of legislation…

Traditional and modern plant use among the Alyawara of central Australia

  • Authors: O’Connell, J., Latz, P., Barnett, P.
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Published: 1983

This is a descriptive summary of information on traditional and modern uses of native plants by Alyawara-speaking Australian Aborigines. It includes data on 157 species, 92 of which are used…

The nutritional composition of Australian aboriginal bushfoods. I.

  • Authors: Brand, JC., Rae, C., McDonnell, J., Lee, A., Cherikoff, V., Truswell, AS.
  • Published: 1983

The nutritional composition of Australian aboriginal bushfoods. I.

Working with aborigines in remote areas

  • Authors: De Hoog, John, Sherwood, John
  • Publisher: Mount Lawley College
  • Published: 1983

Useful practical introduction to Aboriginal culture, designed to help workers in Aboriginal communities overcome problems due to cultural differences; looks at Aboriginal world view in such areas as religion, history,…

Mortality rates in 14 Queensland Aboriginal reserve communities

  • Authors: Trigger, David S., Anderson, Christopher, Uncoln, Robyn A., Matis, Carol E.
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Published: 1983

Age-standardized comparisons of mortality rates from four causes in 14 Aboriginal reserves and communities in Queensland were examined. The 14 reserves were allocated to two groups within 10 socioenvironmental variables.…

The mabarn and the hospital: the selection of treatment in a remote Aboriginal community

  • Author: Tonkinson, Myrna
  • Publisher: University of Queensland Press
  • Published: 1982

The mabarn and the hospital: the selection of treatment in a remote Aboriginal community

Competitive interactions in the dietary preference of kangaroos and sheep, cattle and goats in inland Australia

  • Author: Squires, V. R.
  • Published: 1982

The trophic ecology of the large macropods (kangaroos and euros) is summarized. Introduction of livestock has generally favoured the build up of numbers of kangaroos in the arid zone. The…

Evaluation of preschool meals programmes on the nutritional health of Aboriginal children

  • Authors: Coyne, T., Dowling, M., Condon-Paoloni, D.
  • Published: 1980

One hundred and sixteen three to five year old Aboriginal children were included in an evaluation of the effect of preschool meals programmes on their nutritional health. Sixty-one children attending…

A Black Reality: Aboriginal camps and housing in remote Australia

  • Author: Heppell, Michael
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
  • Published: 1979

A Black Reality: Aboriginal camps and housing in remote Australia

Introduction: Past and present approaches and future trends in Aboriginal housing

  • Author: Heppell, Michael
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
  • Published: 1979

Introduction: Past and present approaches and future trends in Aboriginal housing

Epilogue: The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Housing Panel

  • Author: Heppell, Michael
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
  • Published: 1979

Epilogue: The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Housing Panel

A matter of control: Aboriginal housing circumstances in remote communities and settlements

  • Author: Reser, Joseph
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
  • Published: 1979

A matter of control: Aboriginal housing circumstances in remote communities and settlements

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