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Aboriginal Studies Press

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  • Two Way Aboriginal Schoolingby Stephen Harris

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1990; US$ 17.50

    Since the late 1970s, many Aboriginal communities have been moving towards control of their children?s education. Different models of bicultural or ?two way? schooling are emerging, in which Aboriginal language and culture are taught as legitimate ends in themselves, not merely as a means to more effective learning of English. Stephen Harris explores... more...

  • Woven Historiesby Richard Davis

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 35.00

    This multi-authored collection aims to communicate the unique histories and cultures of Australian Torres Strait Islanders to a broad audience. Not only have Islanders long absorbed the cultural influences from two surrounding landmasses and, more recently, negotiated the development of two nations in the region, their lives have been transformed by... more...

  • Race Mattersby Gillian Cowlishaw; Barry Morris

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1997; US$ 31.00

    While Australian Aboriginal people live in an unprecedented time of formal equality, their conditions in life are still starkly different from those of most other Australians. And recognition of the rights of Australia?s indigenous people is not forthcoming. This diverse collection of articles explores the double burden of racial discrimination and... more...

  • Fighters from the Fringeby Robert Hall

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1995; US$ 31.00

    Hall focuses on the experiences of six Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who served their country during the Second World War. more...

  • Paddy Cahill of Oenpelliby John Mulvaney

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    Winner of the 2005 Northern Territory Chief Minister's History Award. A sometimes contentious figure in Australia, Paddy Cahill is revealed through his lively collection of letters to Sir Baldwin Spencer and others. A one-time buffalo hunter, Cahill spent years farming on his Oenpelli property where he experimented with dairy cattle, growing fruit... more...

  • Seeking Racial Justiceby Jack Horner

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 31.00

    This is Jack Horner?s personal account of his developing consciousness as a white man involved in Indigenous Australian affairs between 1957 and 1973, in particular, his work with FCAATSI. It is also a tribute to the diverse Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians who dedicated themselves to ?Aboriginal Advancement? from 1938 to 1978. more...

  • Being Blackby Ian Keen

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1988; US$ 26.50

    This volume brings together results of research by anthropologists on the social life of people who used to be labelled 'part-Aborigines' or 'urban Aborigines'. Issues discussed include bases of identity, ties of family, structure of community, ways of speaking, beliefs and feelings about country, and attitudes to the past. more...

  • Heavy Metalby Maggie Brady

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1992; US$ 22.00

    In an attempt to go beyond current explanations of Aboriginal drug abuse, which stereotype these people as 'victims', Brady focuses on understanding the users' subjective decisions to engage in this behaviour. She provides an overview of the use of drugs among Aboriginal people and surveys the extant international literature. She also gives detailed... more...

  • Indigenous Peoples and Governance Structuresby Garth Nettheim; Gary Meyers; Donna Craig

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2002; US$ 58.00

    Indigenous Australians share with the Indigenous peoples of the world, a commitment to govern their lands. Increasingly, international law standards are providing for the right of Indigenous participation in decisions affecting natural resources and land use. This book examines the policies and practices of Canada, the United States, Greenland, Denmark,... more...

  • Thinking Blackby Bain Attwood; Andrew Markus

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 31.00

    William Cooper is one of the most important Aboriginal leaders in Australia?s history. This book tells the story of Cooper and the Australian Aborigines? League and their campaign for Aboriginal people?s rights. more...