In a lengthy correspondence between 1944 and 1946, Don McLeod told the anthropologist A.P. Elkin of his plans to launch economic ventures that would liberate the Aboriginal people from the oppression they were suffering in the pastoral industry and help make them independent.
McLeod Plans to Launch Economic Ventures for Aboriginal Independence
Don McLeod to A.P. Elkin, 18 October 1944, A.P. Elkin Papers, University of Sydney Archives, MSS P130/12, Box 71, Folder 189, and Don McLeod to A.P. Elkin, 26 December 1944, A.P. Elkin Papers, University of Sydney Archives, MSS P130/12, Box 76, Folder 262.