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Aboriginal Studies Press

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  • A Bend in the Yarraby Ian Clark; Toby Heydon

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 17.95

    Of great significance to Victorian Aboriginal people—particularly the Wurundjeri Aboriginal community— the Yarra Bend Park marks one of the most important postcontact places in the Melbourne metropolitan area. At this site was located the Merri Creek Aboriginal School, the Merri Creek Protectorate Station, the Native Police Corps Headquarters, and... more...

  • Whitening Raceby Aileen Moreton-Robinson

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 24.99

    With its focus on Australia, Whitening Race engages with relations between migration, Indigenous dispossession and whiteness. It creates a new intellectual space that investigates the nature of racialised conditions and their role in reproducing colonising relations in Australia. more...

  • Black Mary & Gunjiesby Julie Janson

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1996; US$ 13.99

    Black Mary tells the story of Aboriginal bushranger Mary Ann and her partner, Captain Thunderbolt, roaming northwestern New South Wales in the mid-19th century. Gunjies combines family life, young love, a football match, and a debutante ball, with political activism, racial discrimination, and uneasy relations with police (the gunjies). more...

  • Heavy Metalby Maggie Brady

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1992; US$ 17.95

    An attempt to go beyond current explanations of Aboriginal drug abuse, which stereotype these people as "victims," this examination focuses on understanding the users' subjective decisions to engage in this behavior. Providing an overview of the use of drugs among Aboriginal people and surveying the extant international literature, this book provides... more...

  • Mutton Fishby Beryl Cruse; Liddy Stewart; Sue Norman

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 17.99

    The story of the Aboriginal people of the south coast of New South Wales, the book explores the relationship of Aboriginal people to the coast and what has happened to them as their access to the coastal resources has been progressively restricted by European competition. more...

  • Murray River Countryby Jessica K. Weir

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    Discussing the water crisis from a unique perspective, this volume presents the intimate stories of love and loss felt by the Aboriginal people of Australia whose traditional country incorporates the inland rivers. A fresh perspective on the contemporary debate over the scarce and degraded waters of the Murray?Darling Basin, this account argues there... more...

  • Back on the Blockby Bill Simon; Des Montgomerie; Jo Tuscano

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    Bold and inspiring, this insider's story recalls the life of a stolen child who grew up to be an angry, addicted young man, only to eventually undergo a life-changing transformation into a compassionate pastor. Beaten, deprived of his freedom, and used as child labor, Bill Simon's abnormal childhood led to two decades of self-abuse and crime, of which this... more...

  • Paper and Talkby Nicholas Thieberger

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 28.00

    An excellent introduction to the complicated issues of language reconstruction, this concise guide explores languages that are no longer spoken or those that are spoken by only a few people. Each contributor works through some of the complex issues vital to language workers in an accessible, easy-to-read style, and exercises throughout the book provide... more...

  • Compromised Jurisprudenceby Lisa Strelein

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2010; US$ 37.00

    The effects of the evolution of native title on Australian jurisprudence are carefully examined in this updated chronicle that covers everything from the original decision Mabo v Queensland [No.2] to the significant High Court cases in 2002 and the recent Bennell decision in 2008. This remarkably accessible exploration provides critical analysis... more...

  • One Law for All?by Alan Pope

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2011; US$ 31.99

    In the planned colony of South Australia, Aboriginal people were to be British subjects, held accountable for their actions by English law and fully entitled to its protection. The reality, however, failed to meet the high expectations of London?s reformers as British law struggled to protect the settlers? interests and failed to protect Aboriginal... more...