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They came to Murramarang: a history of Murramarang, Kioloa and Bawley Point

  • Authors: Bruce Hamon, Alastair Greig, Sue Feary
  • Publisher: ANU Press
  • Published: 2015

Bruce’s engaging prose with additional chapters relating to Bruce’s life, the writing of the book

Honour Among Nations? Treaties and Agreements with Indigenous People

  • Authors: Langton, M., Tehan, M., Palmer, L., Shain, K.
  • Publisher: Melbourne University Press
  • Published: 2004

Emerging from the growing interest in studying the relationship between indigenous peoples, and governments, and other indigenous groups, this collection of essays explores academic and public policy covering indigenous treaties.…

Aboriginal traditional economic system in central and east Arnhemland

  • Author: Trudgen, R.I.
  • Publisher: Aboriginal Resource and Development Services Inc
  • Published: 1998

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Indigenous enterprise: Aboriginal Rural Resources Initiative Evaluation Methodology

  • Author: Desmond, H.
  • Publisher: Bureau of Rural Sciences
  • Published: 2000

This booklet is one outcome of the Aboriginal Rural Resources Initiative (ARRI) Project Evaluation Study undertaken by BRS for ATSIC. It describes the case-study evaluation methodology: its scope, methods of…

Student Compendium 2009

  • Author: Desert Knowledge CRC
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge CRC
  • Published: 2009

Summaries of DKCRC postgraduate student projects

Aboriginal Art - 3rd Edition

  • Author: Caruana, Wally
  • Publisher: Thames and Hudson
  • Published: 2012

This concise survey showcases the work of Australia's indigenous artists from all parts of the continent. From Arnhem Land and the desert, the Kimberley and northern Queensland, to modern towns…

Focus on Regions No. 3: Taxable Income

  • Author: Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics
  • Publisher: Bureau of Transport and Regional Economics
  • Published: 2004

The paper and associated database directly tackle the issue of quantifying economic growth in regions. BTRE derived regional economic activity indices for every Local Government Area in Australia from 1980–81…

Qualitative and Research Methods

  • Author: Patton, M.
  • Publisher: Sage Publications
  • Published: 2002

Conceptual issues in qualitative inquiry, Qualitative designs and data collection and Analysis, interpretation, and reporting. Contents Pt. 1. Conceptual Issues in Qualitative Inquiry 1. The Nature of Qualitative Inquiry 2.…

An ethnography of stress : the social determinants of health in aboriginal Australia

  • Author: Burbank, Victoria Katherine
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Published: 2011

This book examines the global issue of health inequality through an in-depth look at a remote

Between a rock and a hard place: Economic policy and the employment outlook for indigenous Australians

  • Author: Gregory, R. G.
  • Publisher: University of Sydney
  • Published: 2005

This timely collection of articles explores some of the most pressing issues confronting both Australia's Indigenous peoples and Australia as a nation. In the current period of economic strength, Indigenous…

Talk, text and technology: Literacy and social practice in a remote Indigenous community

  • Author: Kral, I
  • Publisher: Multiligual Matters
  • Published: 2012

Talk, Text and Technology is an ethnography of language, learning and literacy in remote Indigenous Australia. This study traces one Indigenous group from the introduction of alphabetic literacy in the…

Adapting to difference: another look at Aboriginal-western interactions

  • Author: Margaret S. Bain
  • Publisher: BookPal
  • Published: 2011

Contents: 1. Aboriginal-Western differences 2. Language 3. World view 4. Social relationships and interactions 5. Broader implications of the Aboriginal-western encounter

Wild Food: 100 Recipes Using Australian Ingredients

  • Author: Robins, J
  • Publisher: Lantern, Penguin Books
  • Published: 2009

The book is divided into 14 chapters, each focusing on a native ingredient. Examples include bush

Beyond Charcoal Lane: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health managers: issues and strategies to assist recruitment, retention and professional development

  • Authors: Wakerman, J, Matthews, S, Hill, P, Gibson, O
  • Publisher: Centre for Remote Health
  • Published: 2000

Menzies School of Health Research (Alice Springs) Indigenous Health Program (University of Queensland)

Assembling culture

  • Authors: Bennett, Tony, Healy, Chris
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2011

If the social does not exist as a special domain but, in Bruno Latour's words, as 'a peculiar movement of re-association and reassembling', what implications does this have for how…

Toward an anthropological theory of value : the false coin of our own dreams

  • Author: Graeber, David
  • Publisher: Palgrave
  • Published: 2001

This innovative book is the first comprehensive synthesis of economic, political, and cultural

Jalinardi Ways: Whitefellas Working in Aboriginal Communities

  • Author: Crawford, Fran
  • Publisher: Centre for Aboriginal Studies and School of Social Work, Curtin University
  • Published: 1989

An introductory guide to Aboriginal communities; general features and diversity of settlements; outstations and homelands movement; outline of general Western Australian policies toward Aborigines since 1829; provision of services.

Working with aborigines in remote areas

  • Authors: De Hoog, John, Sherwood, John
  • Publisher: Mount Lawley College
  • Published: 1983

Useful practical introduction to Aboriginal culture, designed to help workers in Aboriginal communities overcome problems due to cultural differences; looks at Aboriginal world view in such areas as religion, history,…

Open for business: immigrant and Aboriginal entrepreneurs tell their story

  • Author: Pascoe, R.D.
  • Publisher: Australian Government Publications Service, for the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Published: 1990

historical reference

Aborigines, tourism and development: The Northern Territory Experience

  • Author: Altman, J.C.
  • Publisher: Northern Australian Research Unit, Australian National University
  • Published: 1988

This monograph has been written with two main objectives in mind. The first is to present empirical data about the economic impact of tourism on Aboriginal communities in the Northern…

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