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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Oodgeroo Noonuccal : Media Snapshots of a Controversial Life
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'I narrate several controversial incidents or issues Oodgeroo was involved in which featured in the pages of Australia's large-circulation daily newspapers. I contrast these narratives of controversies in Oodgeroo's life, and selected representations of her in the media, with her own views and understandings of events and of herself. I demonstrate the way in which she both used the media to convey her message of Aboriginal rights and challenged media portrayals of herself and her work, publicly articulating her own understandings of her life' (p. 57).

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    y separately published work icon Indigenous Biography and Autobiography Peter Read (editor), Frances Peters-Little (editor), Anna Haebich (editor), Acton : ANU E Press , 2008 Z1548711 2008 anthology criticism 'In this absorbing collection of papers Aboriginal, Maori, Dalit and western scholars discuss and analyse the difficulties they have faced in writing Indigenous biographies and autobiographies. The issues range from balancing the demands of western and non-western scholarship, through writing about a family that refuses to acknowledge its identity, to considering a community demand not to write anything at all. The collection also presents some state-of-the-art issues in teaching Indigenous Studies based on auto/biography in Austria, Spain and Italy.' -- Publisher's blurb Acton : ANU E Press , 2008 pg. 57-68
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