McLeod’s concern at Grayden’s portrayal of Aboriginal people as helpless victims is explained in a letter to John Millar of the Sydney-based Aboriginal-Australian Fellowship.

McLeod’s View of Warburton Controversy
Don McLeod to John Mills [Millar], 17 July 1957

Don McLeod to John Mills [Millar], 17 July 1957, Don McLeod Papers, State Library of Western Australia, MS 1568A/2/48.

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McLeod Argues for Aboriginal Control of Their Destiny

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Throughout the 1950s, McLeod argued that the Pilbara movement was a living demonstration of the value and continuing viability of Aboriginal culture and the importance of Aboriginal control of their own destiny, points he believed were undermined by Grayden’s Warburton Ranges campaign.