An Anthropological and Literary Study of Two Aboriginal Women's Life Histories: The Impacts of Enforced Child Removal and Policies of Assimilation

An Anthropological and Literary Study of Two Aboriginal Women's Life Histories: The Impacts of Enforced Child Removal and Policies of Assimilation

By: Linda Westphalen (author)Hardback

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Contents

1. Introduction
; 'Every little bit of it is true...'; The Palimpsest: Country and Literature; Teaching and Learning: Alice Nannup and Ruby Langford Ginibi; Dreamings: Biographies of Creation; 2. Ethics: Knowing My Place; Establishing Perspectives; 3. Indigenous 'Autobiographical' Writing, Dreaming and History; Form: Autobiography?; Reclaiming Space; 4. Kangan Girl; Ngulyi, Tom Bassett and Constraining Institutions; Alice Nannup: Growing Up Yindjibarndi; Finally Coming Home; 5. We all find our way home...; Missions and the 'gubberment': Power, Greed and Gain; 'They don't take our Butherah': Aunty Ruby's Learning; 6. The Pelican and the Moore River Joke; South to School; A. O. Neville and the 'Sociological Experiment'; 7. First in My Class; Segregation, Assimilation, Democratisation and Education; A Gem of Purest Ray Serene; Conclusion to Chapter Seven; 8. Deadly Lives; Anthropology as a Tool of Translation: an Assessment; Aboriginal History, Presence and Disadvantage; Deadly Lives - the Laughing Pelican and the Wagtail's; Message; Bibliography.

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  • publication date: 30/06/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780773415935
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9780773415935
  • ISBN10: 0773415939

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