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Med J Aust. 1976 Dec 18-25;2(25-26):939-42.

Woman dancing dreaming: Psychosocial benefits of the aboriginal outstation movement.


The establishment of an Aboriginal outstation, or small autonomous community, is described. Some of the beneficial psychosocial changes observed during an eighteen-month period are described, and some possible reasons for them outlined. The outstation movement is presented as a viable, Aboriginal-initiated solution to some of the dilemmas facing present-day Australian Aborigines.

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