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Introduction 1 The accident of birth 4 The present state of play 6 Black and white issues 9 The non-Aboriginal point of view 11 First Australians' point of view 13 The Stolen Generation 14 Semantics: Indigenous? Aboriginal? First Australian? 18 First Australian unity 22 Do we still not count First Australians? 24 Urban elites and rural underclasses 26 First among equals? 30 "The prospect of political reconciliation 37 The alternative to a referendum 40 What price reconciliation? What form should it take? 42 Real economics: McLeod's mob, WA 44 "A national rethink of employment and unemployment 47 Disaster areas 53 Replacing unemployment benefits 55 "A law to promote the best interests of First Australians 59 Health, education and housing strategies 64 Health 64 Education 66 Housing 74 The housing debate: Points to cover 75 Alcohol 83 A starting point: A new approach to self-help 916 Raising the barn 97 Volunteers for Reconciliation 101 Joint management of national parks 107 The political and financial empowerment of First Australians 11.3 A new body: The Academy of First Australians 114 Election of the Academy 11.5 The Academy and the Stolen Generation 113 The operation of the Academy 121 Affiliations with land 12.3 Formula to establish the Inheritance 124 A crucial question: Will the Federal Treasurer be impressed? 133 General directions for the Academy to consider 138 Investment strategies for the Academy 139 Executive Summary: A review of proposals in this book 141L