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Singing Saltwater Country
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: John Bradley, Yanyuwa Families
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Allen & Unwin

John Bradley's compelling account of three decades living with the Yanyuwa people of the Gulf of Carpentaria and of how the elders revealed to him the ancient songlines of their Dreaming.
Australian Indigenous Hip Hop
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Chiara Minestrelli
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-26 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book investigates the discursive and performative strategies employed by Australian Indigenous rappers to make sense of the world and establish a position of authority over their identity and place in society. Focusing on the aesthetics, the language, and the performativity of Hip Hop, this book pays attention to the
A Distinctive Voice in the Antipodes
Language: en
Pages: 502
Authors: Kirsty Gillespie, Sally Treloyn, Don Niles
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-17 - Publisher: ANU Press

This volume of essays honours the life and work of Stephen A. Wild, one of Australia’s leading ethnomusicologists. Born in Western Australia, Wild studied at Indiana University in the USA before returning to Australia to pursue a lifelong career with Indigenous Australian music. As researcher, teacher, and administrator, Wild’s work
Knowledge and Power in Prehistoric Societies
Language: en
Authors: Lynne Kelly
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-19 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this book, Lynne Kelly explores the role of formal knowledge systems in small-scale oral cultures in both historic and archaeological contexts. In the first part, she examines knowledge systems within historically recorded oral cultures, showing how the link between power and the control of knowledge is established. Analyzing the
Reflexive Ethnographic Practice
Language: en
Pages: 219
Authors: Amanda Kearney, John Bradley
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-21 - Publisher: Springer Nature

Putting the anthropological imagination under the spotlight, this book represents the experience of three generations of researchers, each of whom have long collaborated with the same Indigenous community over the course of their careers. In the context of a remote Indigenous Australian community in northern Australia, these researchers—anthropologists, an archeologist,