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Walking in the Sunlight, Walking in the Shadow (3-Day Rental)

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Made shortly after the 1967 Referendum, this program begins by identifying a stereotype of Aboriginal people as 'no-hopers and bums'. Northern Territorians speak of a growing awareness of the problems facing Indigenous Australians but claim there is widespread ignorance of the complexity of the issues outside the territory. Non-Indigenous educators at schools, on missions and in communities such as Yuendumu and Maningrida, discuss their approaches to the education and 'social integration' of Aboriginal people, particularly children; some of the challenges they face, such as the traditional Aboriginal practice of promised marriage; their aims and their ideas for the future.

(1970, 48 mins)  Produced by the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit for the Department of the Interior.

© National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.

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