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- Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 22.00
This is the story of the Aboriginal people of the south coast of New South Wales as told through the metaphor of Haliotis (mutton fish or abalone). Haliotis is a subsistence food ? easy to find and harvest, rich in energy and accessible when the beaches are freely open to all. At times, the abalone story seems almost secondary to the fascinating picture... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1997; US$ 22.00
This book explores the war effort of Aboriginal and Islander Australians during the Second World War and the reasons their contribution has gone unrecognised for so long. This is a comprehensive account of the work black Australians during the years when their country faced the threat of invasion by the Japanese. Despite suspicion and prejudice, they... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 26.50
This is a book for everyone who reads or writes health research about Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Medical research has been influenced by the politics of colonialism, and by the politics of race, racism and anti-racism. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2001; US$ 17.50
These essays were commissioned to stimulate discussion and debate about a treaty between Indigenous and white Australians. It is an important contribution to the national dialogue in Australia, a nation that has been shaped by a history that contains little trace of Treaty of peaceful co-existence amongst Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. The... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2003; US$ 32.50
?Dhuuluu-Yala? is a Wiradjuri phrase meaning ?to talk straight?. Here Heiss talks straight about publishing Australian Indigenous literature from the mid-1990s to 2000. She reveals that defining Aboriginality and the experience of ?being Aboriginal? have both impacted on the production of Aboriginal writing today. It also includes broader issues that... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2003; US$ 26.50
Phillips establishes a framework for understanding the issues pertinent to Australian Indigenous addictions to alcohol, gunga (marijuana) and gambling and its aftermath in one community, Big River which is a fictitious name for a real community. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2003; US$ 35.00
Briscoe investigates Indigenous and colonist thinking, ideologies and responses to disease and health, particularly as they manifest in demographic dilemmas in Western Australia and Queensland, from 1900 to 1940. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2003; US$ 45.00
In Paddy?s Road Kevin Keeffe brings us stories of Dodson?s life, and those of his family, woven from interviews, government archives and family stories. Keeffe brings to life the political, cultural and spiritual beliefs of this remarkable Australian, a land rights activist, Royal Commissioner and founder of Australia?s reconciliation movement. more...
- 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...
- 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...