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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Forgetting Aborigines
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'Forgetting Aborigines explores a central paradox in Australian History: Aborigines are often remembered as absent in the face of a continuing actual Indigenous historical presence. Chris Healy argues that in the ways we remember our history, Aborigines keep disappearing...Aboriginal issues can be on the front page for weeks prompting white Australians to ask the questions like 'why weren't we told?' and then recede again. The book examines the way in which we can stop this dishonest and destructive silence.

Healy explores the entanglements that emerge from various encounters between white and Indigenous people since the 1960s. The book draws on the extraordinary cultural production emerging from the domain of Aboriginality in painting, photography, exhibition, performance, poetry, fiction and much more... Forgetting Aborigines makes personal, reflective and intellectual observations about the ways in which we remember and forget and how we might make Aboriginality meaningful and visible in Australia'. Source: Publisher's blurb

Notes

  • This book includes:

    • Forgetting Aborigines
    • Aborigines on Television
    • Old and New Aboriginal Art
    • The Spectre of Heritage
    • Objects and the Museum
    • Walking Lurujarri
    • Forget Aborigines

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

The Problem of Belonging : Contested Country in Australian Local History Frank Bongiorno , Erik Eklund , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Scholar , vol. 3 no. 1 2014;

Frank Bongiorno and Erik Eklund explore local histories and responses to Australia's 'belonging crisis'.

[Review Essay] : Forgetting Aborigines Bob Reece , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 1 2009; (p. 108-111)

— Review of Forgetting Aborigines Chris Healy , 2008 single work criticism

'We have to thank Chris Healy for reminding us so dramatically of the considerable gap between evidence-based historians and cultural historians. While the former are likely to find his new book provoking (in the sense of irritating or frustrating), the latter will probably greet it as a provocative triumph.'  (Introduction)

Untitled Linda Ghys , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Journal of Australian Studies , September vol. 33 no. 3 2009; (p. 376-377)

— Review of Forgetting Aborigines Chris Healy , 2008 single work criticism
Untitled Kathleen Birrell , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 3 no. 5 2008;

— Review of Forgetting Aborigines Chris Healy , 2008 single work criticism
Untitled Linda Ghys , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Journal of Australian Studies , September vol. 33 no. 3 2009; (p. 376-377)

— Review of Forgetting Aborigines Chris Healy , 2008 single work criticism
Untitled Kathleen Birrell , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 3 no. 5 2008;

— Review of Forgetting Aborigines Chris Healy , 2008 single work criticism
[Review Essay] : Forgetting Aborigines Bob Reece , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 1 2009; (p. 108-111)

— Review of Forgetting Aborigines Chris Healy , 2008 single work criticism

'We have to thank Chris Healy for reminding us so dramatically of the considerable gap between evidence-based historians and cultural historians. While the former are likely to find his new book provoking (in the sense of irritating or frustrating), the latter will probably greet it as a provocative triumph.'  (Introduction)

The Problem of Belonging : Contested Country in Australian Local History Frank Bongiorno , Erik Eklund , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Scholar , vol. 3 no. 1 2014;

Frank Bongiorno and Erik Eklund explore local histories and responses to Australia's 'belonging crisis'.

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