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 contributors of the Hermannsburg challenge neighborhood to their current, marginalized place within the smooth Australian economic climate. whereas she concludes that those wrenching structural shifts resulted in the violence that now marks Arrernte groups, she additionally brings to gentle the strong acts of mind's eye that experience sustained a continuous experience of Arrernte identity.
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