Yuendumu Everyday: Contemporary Life in Remote Aboriginal Australia Yasmine Musharbash

ISBN: 9780855756611

Published: April 1st 2009

Paperback

272 pages


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Yuendumu Everyday: Contemporary Life in Remote Aboriginal Australia  by  Yasmine Musharbash

Yuendumu Everyday: Contemporary Life in Remote Aboriginal Australia by Yasmine Musharbash
April 1st 2009 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 272 pages | ISBN: 9780855756611 | 6.24 Mb

Focusing on an isolated community in central Australia, this highly-readable examination presents insights into the cultural underpinnings of indigenous daily life through evocative narratives revolving around five Warlpiri women. The seeminglyMoreFocusing on an isolated community in central Australia, this highly-readable examination presents insights into the cultural underpinnings of indigenous daily life through evocative narratives revolving around five Warlpiri women.

The seemingly contradictory realities of a distant hunter-gatherer past and current life in a first-world nation-state are addressed as this refreshing study answers questions about the specifics of camps, sleeping arrangements, public and private boundaries, and how indigenous people in praxis relate to each other. This analysis illuminates the personal, utilizing rich vignettes and narrative portraits to expand understandings of indigenous Australia.



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