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Author Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Council. Conference (2001)

Title The power of knowledge, the resonance of tradition / editors Luke Taylor ... [and others]
Published Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  305.89915 Tay/Pok  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction / Luke Taylor, Graeme K.Ward, Graham Henderson, Richard Davis & Lynley A.Wallis -- Part I. Land resources and knowledge -- 1. Unsettled business: Acrylic painting, tradition, and Indigenous being / Fred Myers -- 2. Development options on Aboriginal land: Sustainable Indigenous hybrid economies in the twenty-first century / Jon Altman -- 3. Identity and economy in Aboriginal pastoralism / Richard Davis -- 4. Culture and commerce:The use of fishing traditions to prove native title / Lisa Strelein -- 5. A sea has many faces: Multiple and contested continuities in Yolngu coastal waters / Fiona Magowan -- 6. 'Biodiversity is a whitefella word': Changing relationships between Aborigines and the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service / Michael Adams and Anthony English --
Part II. Knowledge and colonialism -- 7. Dependency, technology and governance / Kingsley Palmer -- 8. Rhetoric to reality in sustainability: Meeting the challenges in Indigenous cattle station communities / Elspeth Young -- 9. Making use of medics: Overcoming cultural constraints in alcohol interventions / Maggie Brady -- 10.The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet: Knowledge transfer to assist decision making in Indigenous health -- Neil Thomson --
Part III. The resonance of tradition -- 11. New media projects at Yuendumu:Towards a history and analysis of intercultural engagement / Melinda Hinkson -- 12. Recruiting an Aboriginal voice:The state development of Aboriginal broadcasting / Philip Batty -- 13. Manifestations of the mimih / Luke Taylor -- 14. Knowing tradition, dealing with history? On concepts, strategies and practices / Britta Duelke -- 15. Gurindji mode of historical practice / Minoru Hokari -- 16. Culture, change and the ambiguous resonance of tradition in Central Cape York Peninsula / Benjamin Richard Smith
Summary This is a powerful cross-disciplinary approach to the topic of the power of knowledge and the resonance of tradition as they relate to indigenous studies. This collection covers diverse topics such as art practice, pastoralism, sea laws, native title, culture, change and tradition
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index
Notes Also available in an electronic version via the internet. Available at the publisher's home page:
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In each chapter: the contributor 2005
Subject Aboriginal Australians.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Self-determination, National.
Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.
Self-determination, National -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure.
Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Taylor, Luke.
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
AIATSIS Indigenous Studies Conference (2001 : Canberra, A.C.T.)
LC no. 2006373216
ISBN 0855754893 online document
0855754842 :