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Callum Clayton-Dixon Callum Clayton-Dixon i(A151008 works by)
Born: Established: 1994
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New Zealand,
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Pacific Region,
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Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal Anaiwan / Nganyaywana ; Aboriginal
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BiographyHistory

Callum Clayton-Dixon, a journalism student from the Bond University, has been editor of the Brisbane Blacks Monthly, now known as Brisbane Blacks magazine.

In 2019, he published an account of Aboriginal resistance to invasion across the first forty years after English arrival.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

shortlisted Surviving New England: A history of Aboriginal resistance and resilience through the first forty years of colonial apocalypse

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Surviving New England Surviving New England : A History of Aboriginal Resistance and Resilience through the First Forty Years of Colonial Apocalypse Armidale : Anaiwan Language Revival Program , 2019 19927414 2019 multi chapter work criticism

'Clouded by the great conspiracy of silence, the dominant myth of peaceful settlement, and the proliferation of Eurocentric narratives touting the achievements of explorers and pastoral pioneers, our people's remarkable history of resistance and survival during the first few decades of the occupation has faded into obscurity. It is this history which Surviving New England sets out to reclaim, co-opting the colonial archive and subverting the colonial narrative, deconstructing their story in order to uncover our own.'

Source: Abstract.

2020 winner New South Wales Premier's History Prize New South Wales History Prize New South Wales Community and Regional History Prize
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