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Being Black

Aboriginal Cultures in 'Settled' Australia

Ian Keen

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This volume brings together results of research by anthropologists, linguists and historians on the social life of people who used to be labelled 'part-Aborigines' or 'urban Aborigines'.

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This volume brings together results of research by anthropologists, linguists and historians on the social life of people who used to be labelled 'part-Aborigines' or 'urban Aborigines'.

Issues discussed include bases of identity, ties of family, structure of community, ways of speaking, beliefs and feelings about country, and attitudes to the past.

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  • Paperback
  • 240mm x 170mm x 20mm
  • 288pp
  • Released January 1991
  • ISBN 9780855751852
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Front cover: Painting by Willie Gudubi, Alawa. Southwest Arnhemland, NT, born c. 1917.

Alawa sacred sites at Llangabun. 1987

Synthetic ploymer paint on canvas, 840mm, 320mm.

Collection Australian- National Gallery, Canberra

 

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