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Arrernte present, Arrernte past : invasion, violence, and imagination in indigenous central Australia / Diane Austin-Broos
Bib ID 4559519
Format BookBook
Austin-Broos, Diane J
Related Online
Description Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2009 
xv, 326 p. : ill. map. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780226032634

The Arrernte people of Central Australia first encountered Europeans in the 1860s as groups of explorers, pastoralists, missionaries and labourers invaded their land. This is the first study to address Arrernte's contemporary situation and also documents the immense sociocultural changes. D. Austin-Broos, University of Sydney.

Full contents
  • Introduction
  • Pt. 1. Remembering the Mission
  • 1. Encounter at Ntaria
  • 2. Kaporilya, a Big Place
  • 3. The Meaning of Pepe
  • Pt. 2. Life as a Standing Fight
  • 4. Home and Away: The Dislocation of Identity
  • 5. Living with Kin
  • 6. Honey Ants and Relatedness
  • Pt. 3. Outstations and Being Remote

Formerly CIP.

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Hermannsburg Lutheran Mission Station -- History.  |  Aranda (Australian people) -- Missions -- Northern Territory -- Hermannsburg Region.  |  Aranda (Australian people) -- Land tenure.  |  Aranda (Australian people) -- Cultural assimilation.  |  Lutherans -- Missions -- Northern Territory -- Hermannsburg Region -- History.  |  Land reform -- Northern Territory -- Hermannsburg Region -- History.  |  Hermannsburg Region (N.T.) -- Race relations.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Pertame people (C8) (NT SF53-14)  |  Outstations / Homelands movement.  |  Western Arrernte people (C8) (NT SF53-13)  |  Social organisation - Relationships.  |  Land rights - Land trusts.  |  Gathering - Insects - Ants and termites.  |  Religion.  |  Social organisation - Kinship.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Culture - Relationship to land.  |  Substance use - Solvent / Petrol / Glue sniffing.  |  Children - Abuse and neglect.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Culture - Theory and criticism.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Land rights.  |  Religions - Christianity - Religious education.  |  Religions - Christianity - Lutheran Church.  |  Stories and motifs - Ancestor spirits.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Family - Violence.  |  Government policy - Intervention - Emergency response - 2007-2012.  |  Land rights - Claims, disputes, hearings.  |  Hermannsburg Region (N.T.) -- Social conditions.  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)  |  Palm Valley (South Central NT SG53-01)  |  Finke River (South Central NT SF53-13, SG53-01, SG53-06)  |  Kaporilja (South Central NT SF53-13)


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