Australian Aborigines

Below are resources related to the “Australian Aborigines” chapter of Native Nations: The Survival of Indigenous Peoples, 3rd Edition, edited by Sharlotte Neely and Douglas W. Hume.

Agencies & Organizations
Discussion Questions
      • Aboriginal people in northern and central Australia have preserved more traditional cultural traits than other Aborigines. Why do you think this is the case?
      • Also, why has the movement for cultural revival centered on Aborigines of the southeast who have the least amount of traditions to pass along to future generations?
      • What is the meaning of “Aboriginality” in these two different regions?
Documentary Films
Further Reading
      • Tonkinson, Robert. 1991. The Mardu. Cengage.

Contemporary Australian Aboriginal People

Invasion Day in Brisbane: Murri Activists Rally and March
Invasion Day in Brisbane: Murri Activists Rally and March (David Jackmanson from Brisbane, Australia [CC BY-SA])

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