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ERIC Number: EJ799036
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
ISSN: ISSN-1037-1656
From Oral History to Leadership in the Aboriginal Community: A Five Year Journey with the Wagga Wagga Aboriginal Elders Group Incorporated
Milliken, Noelene; Shea, Sonia
Rural Society, v17 n3 p299-307 Dec 2007
This paper aims to identify the links that show how the establishment of an Aboriginal Elders Group in the Wagga Wagga community has contributed to the social capital of the Wagga Wagga Aboriginal Community. The paper will highlight the key educational episodes: oral history program; incorporation of the Elders group; self governance of the group, and confirmation of identities of community members that show how social capital has accrued and community capacity building has occurred. It will also highlight the leadership role and the accumulation of community civil capital that has developed for members of the Aboriginal Elders group over the time that they have been together. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia