By Diane J. Austin-Broos
Employing ethnographic and archival examine, Diane Austin-Broos strains the historical past of the Arrernte as they've got transitioned from a society of hunter-gatherers to individuals of the Hermannsburg undertaking neighborhood to their current, marginalized place within the glossy Australian economic system. whereas she concludes that those wrenching structural shifts ended in the violence that now marks Arrernte groups, she additionally brings to gentle the robust acts of mind's eye that experience sustained a continual experience of Arrernte identity.
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Arrernte Present, Arrernte Past: Invasion, Violence, and Imagination in Indigenous Central Australia by Diane J. Austin-Broos