The Resource Writing Aboriginality: : authors on "being Aboriginal", Anita Heiss

Writing Aboriginality: : authors on "being Aboriginal", Anita Heiss

Label
Writing Aboriginality: : authors on "being Aboriginal"
Title
Writing Aboriginality:
Title remainder
authors on "being Aboriginal"
Statement of responsibility
Anita Heiss
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the term "Aborigine" (and that there were no Aborigines in Australia before invasion) and the idea of "Aboriginality"; explains how the process of writing for many Aboriginal writers may be used as a vehicle for exploring identity; discuses historical definitions of Aboriginality, and the watering down of Aboriginality and creating the "Half-Caste"; using examples of writers' works discusses the impact and consequences of assimilation and protection policies on Aboriginal identity; reactions to non-Indigenous definitions of Aboriginality; defining Aboriginality by geography; discusses skin colour and identity; explaining Aboriginality
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1968-
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Heiss, Anita
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Writing Aboriginality: : authors on "being Aboriginal", Anita Heiss
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Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography p. 58-59
Label
Writing Aboriginality: : authors on "being Aboriginal", Anita Heiss
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography p. 58-59

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    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
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