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- Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 35.00
This book offers fresh insights into the ways Indigenous peoples can chart their own course and realise self-determination. It provides a comprehensive international exploration of Indigenous self-determination and argues that patterns and strategies are emerging that will allow Indigenous peoples to realise their goals. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2004; US$ 31.00
Whitening Race comes to fruition at a time in world history and global politics when questions about race require critical investigation and engagement. With its focus on Australia, this book engages with relations between migration, Indigenous dispossession and whiteness. 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 2004; US$ 22.00
The Yarra Bend Park marks one of the most important post-contact places in the Melbourne metropolitan area, and is of great significance to Victorian Aboriginal people, particularly the Wurundjeri Aboriginal community. At this site was located the Merri Creek Aboriginal School, the Merri Creek Protectorate Station, the Native Police Corps Headquarters... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1989; US$ 9.00
Della Walker believed that ?whether you are a white person or a black person, caring and sharing is what it is all about ? me and you together ? that?s the beauty part of it?. From the innocence of childhood to through to the joys and sorrows of adulthood, Della Walker?s story is one of strength, courage, love and pride. A powerful and dramatic life... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1994; US$ 20.00
Rita Huggins was stolen from her country as a child in the 1920s, and taken to what is now Cherbourg Aboriginal Reserve. Life was ruled by the Aborigines Protection Act. From that time, she desired to make something better for herself, her family and Aboriginal people. She told her memories to her daughter Jackie, and some of their conversation is... 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 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...
- Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 31.81
A fascinating insight into the culture of the saltwater peoples of northern Australian coasts, their profound knowledge of and attachment to their sea country, how this endured despite dislocation and repression, and how this has shaped their values and relations with territory - with telling contrasts to our own western institutions and their origins. more...