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- Aboriginal Studies Press 1995; US$ 24.00
Hilda Muir was born on the very frontier of modern Australia, near the outback town of Borroloola in the Northern Territory in about 1920. Her early life was spent roaming the Gulf Country on foot, hunting and gathering with her family. Her mother was a Yanyuwa person, and so was Hilda. Known to the clan as ?Jarman?, it mattered little that her father... 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 2005; US$ 31.00
This is a study of youth who have, or feel they have, no purpose in life?or who may be seeking freedom in death. It is a portrait of life, and of self-destruction, by young Australian Aboriginal men and women. To comprehend this phenomenon occurring more often outside custody, one has to appreciate Australian Aboriginal history? it contributes more... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1995; US$ 20.00
Scars in the Landscape is a register of massacres and killings of Aboriginal people during 1803?1859. Deliberately challenging the ideology that the colonisation of Western Victoria was peaceful, the register reveal that violence was widespread. Through searching contemporary archival material, utilising Aboriginal oral history and local histories,... 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 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$ 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...
- 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 1996; US$ 45.00
Alfred William Howitt (1830?1908) was a pioneer anthropologist. This book is a classic anthropological work and it contains a wealth of material of interest to anyone interested in Australian history, particularly people of Koorie descent. This is a facsimile edition of the work as it was published in 1904. Warning: the language and attitudes in this... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 31.00
Uncommon Ground is a unique exploration of the complex roles played by white women in Australian Indigenous histories. It showcases some of the latest and most interesting work in Australia on gender and cross-cultural history. more...