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Author Broome, Richard, 1948-
Title A man of all tribes : the life of Alick Jacomos / Richard Broome & Corinne Manning.
Imprint [Canberra, ACT] : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2006.

Author Broome, Richard, 1948-
Subject Jackomos, Alick, 1924-
Political activists -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Civil rights -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.)
Historians -- Australia -- Melbourne (Vic.) -- Biography.
Alt Name Manning, Corinne.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 298 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The story of a non-Aboriginal man who crossed over into the Aboriginal world, Alick Jackomos became fully immersed in Aboriginal welfare work and activism for Aboriginal rights. His life is set in the context of evolving Aboriginal activism, yet there were moments of controversy as he was a non-Aboriginal man, with an Aboriginal family, living and moving in an Aboriginal world and working for Aboriginal causes.
Contents Illustrations; Preface; 1 Growing up Greek; 2 Youth and the Great Depression; 3 Off to War; 4 Tent Wrestler; 5 Just Like Hollywood; 6 Entrepreneur and Family Man; 7 The 'Greek Grappler'; 8 Teaming with Doug Nicholls; 9 Political Activism; 10 Welfare Board Officer; 11 Public Servant; 12 Boomerang Diplomacy; 13 In the Thick of Things; 14 A Passion for Photographs; 15 Community Historian; 16 In Retirement; 17 Watching the Hour-Glass; Notes; 1 Growing up Greek; 2 Youth and the Great Depression; 3 Off to War; 4 Tent Wrestler; 5 Just Like Hollywood; 6 Entrepreneur and Family Man.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780855756833 (electronic bk.)
0855756837 (electronic bk.)
9780855757328 (electronic bk.)
0855757329 (electronic bk.)
0855755016
9780855755010
OCLC # 665817606
Additional Format Print version: Broome, Richard, 1948- Man of all tribes. [Canberra, ACT] : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2006 9780855755010 (OCoLC)68470362


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