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Author Merlan, Francesca.

Title Caging the rainbow : places, politics, and Aborigines in a North Australian town / Francesca Merlan
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, [1998]
©1998

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 W'PONDS  994.290049915 Mer/Ctr  DUE 09-10-19
Description x, 285 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Places and people of Katherine Town -- 2. From place to town -- 3. We useta walk around, all the people -- 4. Tribes and town -- 5. Imposition and imitation: changing directions in Aboriginal affairs -- 6. Struggles in town space -- 7. Do places appear? Further struggle in space -- 8. Conclusions
Summary Explores the lives of Aborigines in the small town of Katherine, Australia. The author combines ethnography and theory to study issues surrounding the debate about the authenticity of contemporary cultural activity. The vulnerability of Fourth World peoples to others' representations of them and the ethical problems this poses are recognised
Analysis Humaniora Historie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-276) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- History -- 20th century.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Katherine -- Government relations
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Katherine -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Social conditions.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Katherine -- History
Geographical perception -- Australia -- Katherine (N.T.)
Human territoriality -- Australia -- Katherine (N.T.)
Spatial behavior -- Australia -- Katherine (N.T.)
Katherine (N.T.) -- History.
Katherine (N.T.) -- Race relations.
Katherine (N.T.) -- Social conditions.
LC no. 97048596
ISBN 0824820010 (cloth : alk. paper)
0824820452 (paperback: alk. paper)