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Title Being black : Aboriginal cultures in 'settled' Australia / edited by Ian Keen
Published Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press for Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, 1988


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  305.89915 Kee/Bba  DUE 30-06-20
 MELB  305.89915 Bei/Bba  DUE 30-06-20
Description xiv, 273 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Ian Keen -- Aborigines of Victoria / Diane Barwick -- Dhan-gadi resistance to assimilation / Barry Morris -- 'Am I too black to go with you?' / Julie Carter -- Ambiguity, style and kinship in Adelaide Aboriginal identity / Jerry Schwab -- They don't speak an Aboriginal language, or do they? / Diana Eades -- Kinship, mobility and community in rural New South Wales / Jeremy R. Beckett -- All one family / Chris Birdsall -- A grammar of exchange / Basil Sansom -- A Wiradjuri fight story / Gaynor Macdonald -- Medicine square / Marcia Langton -- A litany for land / Patricia Baines -- Myth as history, history as myth / Peter Sutton
Summary "It is a common belief that Aboriginal people of predominantly mixed descent, living in Australian cities, country towns and Aboriginal communities, have lost their culture. Often lacking the more obvious markers of Aboriginal identity, such as ceremonies and the general use of an indigenous language, they are regarded as not being 'real' Aborigines. Recent anthropological research refutes these misconceptions. This book brings together the results of research by anthropologists who have worked in urban and rural communities in 'settled' Australia, and the chapters document many aspects of Aboriginal social life and its development."
Analysis Aboriginal Australians - Economic conditions
Aboriginal Australians - Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians - Social life and customs
Notes Reprinted 1991, 1994 by Aboriginal Studies Press
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Notes Also available online
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Economic conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Ethnic identity.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Author Keen, Ian.
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
LC no. 88194466
ISBN 0855751851
Other Titles Aboriginal cultures in 'settled' Australia
OTHER TI Informit Indigenous Collection