Mothers know best: managing grog in Kowanyama

Moran, Mark (2013) Mothers know best: managing grog in Kowanyama. Griffith Review, 1 40: 196-209.

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Author Moran, Mark
Title Mothers know best: managing grog in Kowanyama
Journal name Griffith Review
ISSN 1448-2924
ISBN 9781922079978
Publication date 2013
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 1
Issue 40
Start page 196
End page 209
Total pages 14
Place of publication Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Publisher Text Publishing Company
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Kowanyama's first canteen opened in 1973. It was little more than a window, with a noisy throng of men outside, all flashing cans and elbows. Officers from the Queensland Aboriginal Affairs Department rationed the daily limit, which began at two cans each, increasing over time to four, before settling on six. If there was any misbehaviour in the community, the ration was decreased for all. All six cans were opened and passed in one go, to be consumed before leaving. Each person sat with their cargo, guarding them until they were gone...
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Institutional Status Non-UQ

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