Content tagged with History

Melbourne Dreaming: A guide to important places of the past and present (Second edition)

Summary Beneath Melbourne's busy city landscape lie layers of a turbulent history and an ongoing vibrant Aboriginal culture. Melbourne Dreaming...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

A Cautious Silence: The politics of Australian anthropology

Summary This is the first exploration of modern Australian social anthropology which examines the forces that helped shaped its formation. In his...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Remembering the future: Walpiri life through the prism of drawing

Summary What can drawings reveal about their makers? In 1953 anthropologist Mervyn Meggitt invited Warlpiri men at Hooker Creek to draw with...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Dialogue about Land Justice: Papers from the national native title conference

Summary Dialogue about land justice comprises a selection of papers presented to the national Native Title Conference, among them, Australia’s...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Thinking Black: William Cooper and the Australian Aborigines' League

Summary Most non-Indigenous Australians know of Charles Perkins. Many are familiar with a few other Aboriginal leaders. Yet few have heard of...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014