By Diane J. Austin-Broos
Employing ethnographic and archival learn, Diane Austin-Broos strains the historical past of the Arrernte as they've got transitioned from a society of hunter-gatherers to participants of the Hermannsburg challenge neighborhood to their current, marginalized place within the smooth Australian economic system. whereas she concludes that those wrenching structural shifts resulted in the violence that now marks Arrernte groups, she additionally brings to mild the strong acts of mind's eye that experience sustained a continual experience of Arrernte identity.
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