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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 'Never Really Heard of It' : The Certificate of Exemption and Lost Identity
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Judy Wickes examines the impact of the Certificate of Exemption on the lived experience of Aboriginal people in Queensland and its consequences for Aboriginal identity for subsequent generations. Wickes reflects on the experiences of her family, drawing on diaries as well as extensive archival research.

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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. 73-91
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