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Diane Bell

Diane Bell, formerly of the Aboriginal Sacred Sites Authority, Darwin, was a consulting anthropologist and had undertaken extensive fieldwork in the Northern Territory, with particular attention to changes in the role and status of women, land rights and law reform.

Diane Bell reviews 'Aboriginal Land Rights: A handbook' edited by Nicholas Peterson

June 1982, no. 41 01 June 1982
Scarcely a week passes without reference in the media to Aboriginal land rights. The tone of the reporting varies from the outraged indignation of those who see their rights to exploit and control land being curtailed, through eloquent pleas for simple justice, to forceful demands for the return of land which was illegally acquired. Comment is not confined to Australia: the rights of indigenous pe ... (read more)