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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 49.00
For every Aboriginal child taken away by the state governments in Australia, there was at least one white family intimately involved in their life. One Bright Spot is about one of these families - about 'Ming', a Sydney wife and mother who hired Aboriginal domestic servants in the 20s and 30s, and became an activist against the Stolen Generations... 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$ 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 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 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...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1993; US$ 26.50
Stars of Tagai is about life among the blue-water people of the Torres Strait Islands ? the title is drawn from the myth of Tagai which belongs to all Torres Strait Islanders. The book explores the changing life of these sea people, their creation and re-creation of identity, and their unique sea culture rich in meaning and custom. Covering the period... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1991; US$ 26.50
A 'landmark in Australian anthropology' when it first appeared in 1880, this is the first major analysis of Aboriginal social structure, adopting a model today termed 'social Darwinist'. While this theory is now rejected, it exerted tremendous influence on European attitudes for decades. Kamilaroi and Kurnai is of particular relevance to Koories of... more...