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- 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 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...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 75.00
Focusing on Australia, Allaine Cerwonka examines the physical and narrative spatial practices by which people reclaim territory in the wake of postcolonial claims to land by indigenous people and new immigration of ?foreigners.?Native to the Nation provides a multisited ethnography of two communities in Melbourne, allowing us to see how bodies are... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 67.50
A rich ethnographic study, Shimmering Screens examines the productive, and sometimes problematic, conjunctions of technology, culture, and imagination in contemporary Yolngu life. Jennifer Deger offers a new perspective to ongoing debates regarding ?media imperialism.? Reconsidering assumptions about the links between representation, power, and ?the... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 75.00
This is the account of the author?s period of residence and work with the Walpiri Aborigines of western Central Australia, where he studied the impact of television on these remote communities. Sharp, exact, and unrelentingly honest, this volume records with an extraordinary combination of distance and immersion the intervention of technology into... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50
The Arrernte people of Central Australia first encountered Europeans in the 1860s as groups of explorers, pastoralists, missionaries, and laborers invaded their land. During that time the Arrernte were the subject of intense curiosity, and the earliest accounts of their lives, beliefs, and traditions were a seminal influence on European notions of... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2005; US$ 12.99
Australians know very little about how Indigenous Australians came to gain the civil rights that other Australians had long taken for granted. One of the key reasons for this is the entrenched belief that civil rights were handed to Indigenous people and not won by them. In this book John Chesterman draws on government and other archival material... more...