A perfect starting point for those who want to know about Australia’s rich indigenous cultures but don’t know where to begin.
An updated, authoritative introduction to Indigenous Australia small-format, highly illustrated, accessibly written includes history, culture, arts, sport, languages, population, health, participation in education and the workforce, governance, resistance and reconciliation real-life case studies provides a stepping-off point for further reading book and companion website short-listed for the Australian Publishers Association Educational Awards, Secondary Teachers Resources, 2009.
About the Author
The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies is the world’s premier institution for information and research about the cultures and lifestyles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. They undertake and encourage scholarly, ethical, and community-based research; hold a priceless collection of films, photographs, video, and audio recordings as well as the world’s largest collection of printed and other resource materials for indigenous studies. Bruce Pascoe is a school teacher, the director of Commonwealth Australian Studies project, and the publisher and editor of Australian Short Stories quarterly magazine as well as a board member of the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages and a member of the Wathaurong Aboriginal cooperative. He is the recipient of the Australian Literature Award and the winner of the Radio National Short Story Competition. He is the author of several books, including Convincing Ground, Ocean, and Shark.
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