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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Myth as History, History as Myth
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'In this chapter I discuss a particular aspect of the role of myth in the older Aboriginal traditions, and the role of history in the construction of cultural identity by present-day Aboriginal people, particularly those in urban and rural centres...'


  • Includes bibliography

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    y separately published work icon Being Black Aboriginal Cultures in 'settled' Australia Ian Keen (editor), Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press , 1988 9108245 1988 selected work criticism

    'Being black brings together the results of research by a range of renowned anthropologists focusing on the social life of people who used to be labelled 'part-Aborigines' or 'urban Aborigines'. The research cover issues like the basis of identity; the ties of family; the structure of communities; ways of speaking; beliefs and feelings about country, and attitudes to the past.' (Source: Publisher's website)

    Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press , 1988
    pg. 251-268
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