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Adnyamathanha and beyond - useful plants of an ancient land

  • Author: Bonney, N.
  • Publisher: Australian Plants Society
  • Published: 2006

, medicine, craft and hardware supplies for thousands of years. This book is complete with botanical

Accelerating the literacy development of indigenous students : the National Accelerated Literacy Program (NALP)

  • Author: Gray, B. N.
  • Publisher: Charles Darwin University Press
  • Published: 2007

The National Accelerated Literacy Program (NALP) is an ambitious initiative that aims to develop the sustainable implementation of a successful and broadly based approach to achieving high level literacy outcomes…

Current Issues in Child Protection Policy and Practice: Informing the Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services Child Protection Review

  • Author: Tomison, A
  • Publisher: National Child Protection Clearing House, Australian Institute of Family Studies
  • Published: 2004

The aim of this report is to provide an overview of current issues for Australian child protection systems, and in particular, to inform the child protection review currently being undertaken…

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)

Holding title and managing land in Cape York : indigenous land management and native title

  • Authors: Memmott, Paul, McDougall, Scott, Cape York Land Council (Qld.), National Native Title Tribunal (Australia), University of Queensland Aboriginal Environments Research Centre
  • Publisher: National Native Title Tribunal
  • Published: 2004

There were some 22 or more native title claims in Cape York Peninsula at the time of writing. A number were close to determination, whilst many others were in active…

Outback Ghettos: A history of Aboriginal instituionalisation and surival

  • Author: Brock, P
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 1993

Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Legislation and policy: the context of outback ghettos 3. Poonindie, home away from 'country' 4. An established community and its destruction 5. Koonibba, a refuge for…

Why Warriors Lie Down and Die

  • Author: Trudgen, R
  • Publisher: Aboriginal Resource and Development Services Inc.
  • Published: 2000

INTRODUCTION The Way It Is PART ONE: THE YOLNGU OF ARNHEM LAND CHAPTER 1: Wangarr’s Gift is Broken; The Fifty Year War; The Madayin; The Wind Traders; Table 1. Quantities…

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…

Aboriginal Business: Alliances in a Remote Australian Town

  • Author: Christen, Kimberley
  • Publisher: School for Advanced Research Press
  • Published: 2008

Aboriginal Business is an ethnographic snapshot of the Warumungu people, the traditional owners of the country on which the remote Northern Territory town of Tennant Creek lie. The author examines…

Dying Words: Endangered Languages and What They Have To Tell Us

  • Author: Evans, Nicholas
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Published: 2010

The next century will see more than half of the world's 6000 languages become extinct, and most of these will disappear without being adequately recorded. Written by one of the…

Dollar Dreaming - Inside the Aboriginal Art World

  • Author: Genocchio, Ben
  • Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
  • Published: 2008

Dollar Dreaming explores how the Aboriginal art movement, born of isolation and deprivation in one of the remotest and harshest places on earth, has in little more than thirty years…

Copyrites: Aboriginal art in the age of reproductive technologies

  • Author: Johnson, Vivien
  • Publisher: National Indigenous Arts Advocacy Association and Macquarie University
  • Published: 1996

Copyrites: Aboriginal art in the age of reproductive technologies

Student Compendium 2009

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

Summaries of DKCRC postgraduate student projects

Crazy paving or stepping stones? Learning pathways within and between vocational education and training and higher education

  • Authors: Harris, Roger, Rainey, Linda, Summer, Robert
  • Publisher: NCVER
  • Published: 2006

Patterns of pathways between and within vocational education and training (VET) and higher education are examined in this study. It compares the notion of straightforward pathways with what is actually…

The Tyranny of Distance: How Distance Shaped Australia's History.

  • Author: Blainey, G.
  • Publisher: Sun Books
  • Published: 2001

When Blainey first wrote the title in 1966, he coined a phrase that has become part of our language. This acclaimed work of Australian history describes how the unique factors…

Breaking Through the Grass Ceiling: Women, Power and Leadership in Agricultural Organisations

  • Author: Alston, M
  • Publisher: Harwood Academic
  • Published: 2000

book represents a wide-ranging, rich tapestry of opinion and insight. It is clear that ideology and

Dingo Makes Us Human: Life and Land in an Aboriginal Australian Culture

  • Author: Rose, D.
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 2000

Dingo Makes Us Human: Life and Land in an Aboriginal Australian Culture

Labour force mobility in the Australian resources industry - socio-economic and regional impact.

  • Author: Haslam McKenzie, F.M.
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Published: 2016

This book addresses the socio-economic impacts of rapid economic development due to a global mining

A Black Reality: Aboriginal camps and housing in remote Australia

  • Author: Heppell, Michael
  • Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
  • Published: 1979

A Black Reality: Aboriginal camps and housing in remote Australia

Songs from the Stations: Wajarra as sung by Ronnie Wavehill Wirrpnga, Topsy Dodd Ngarnjal and Dandy Danbayarri at Kalkaringi

  • Authors: Turpin, Myfany, Meakins, Felicity
  • Publisher: Sydney University Press
  • Published: 2019

much understanding’.This book is about such songs, in particular those known by Gurindji people at

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