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Redefining place: Aboriginal women and change
This paper covers issues such as: a) Marginalisaton b) Discussion on the Native Title Act 1993 c) national identity d) Northern Territory - mining situation e) Discussion about the Irrwanyere…
Torres Strait Region
The Dynamics of Decline: Implications for Social Welfare in Rural Australia
Separation in population size and density, social structure, morbidity, mortality and gene flow in Aboriginal people along the Murray River from those of the hinterland; process of exclusivity in social…
Argues that while mobile communities conform to the general pattern of decreaased residential density with increased community size, specific groupscan exhibit varying density/size patterns through time; problem of ethno-archaeological analogy…
Prehistoric Australian demography
Contemporary Walpiri/Anmatyerre mobility; argues that static population estimates within regional delineations should be supplemented by understanding of types and reasons for population movement.
The pulsating heart: large scale cultural and demographic processes in Aboriginal Australia
Desert demography: a case study of pre-contact Aboriginal densities in the Western Desert of Australia
Demography of contemporary hunter-gatherers : lessons from Arnhem Land
Factors affecting Aboriginal population numbers in Central Australia; argues for drought and fighting as the major pre-contact constraints; European contact added migration, massacres and disease pressures.
The importance of past population for prehistory
To trace the development and application of communication technologies is to follow the well worn paths of imperial European powers in their military and economic conquests of previous centuries. Relationships…
Aboriginal Town Camping, Institutional Practices and Local Politics
The mabarn and the hospital: the selection of treatment in a remote Aboriginal community
Introduction: Past and present approaches and future trends in Aboriginal housing