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The Resource Arrernte present, Arrernte past : invasion, violence, and imagination in indigenous central Australia, Diane Austin-Broos

Arrernte present, Arrernte past : invasion, violence, and imagination in indigenous central Australia, Diane Austin-Broos

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Arrernte present, Arrernte past : invasion, violence, and imagination in indigenous central Australia
Title
Arrernte present, Arrernte past
Title remainder
invasion, violence, and imagination in indigenous central Australia
Statement of responsibility
Diane Austin-Broos
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Introduction to contemporary and Arrente society; its importance in European scholarship - Spencer, Gillen, Strehlow, Frazer, Freud, Durkheim, Roheim; problem of totemism; Lutheran and Arrente accounts of contact - parallels with traditional Arrente and Biblical narratives (Jesus's footprints); Helmut Pareroultja's account - Adam and Eve, Noah (Captain Cook), Egypt and Babylon; Arrente accounts as myth; impact of the mission and Arrente responses; significance of the Kaporilya (water) site - traditional mythology and rites; colonial history of Kaporilya; desacralisation of sites - tjurunga loss, Kaporilya water pipe; Christian and traditional views of the Kaporilya water; nature of the colonial process and Arrente responses discussed; Christian conversion and Arrente Christianity - an example of observance and child welfare discussed ; Lutheran institutional life (pepe) - working, new technology, schooling, Christian cosmology and dreams, songs and pictures; hierarchy; historical change in identity and associations with place - conception and inherited affiliations; problem of ritual and economic distinctions; relation to place, territory and tenure - the claim of Joyce Robinya Malbunka; ethical importance of relationships - concept of kin; patrilineal descent - the family of Ralph Malbunka; influence of sedentary life and commodities on relatedness - changes in demand sharing; ritual knowledge, resources and political power; money and relatedness - CDEP, royalties Tjuwanpa Outstation Resource Centre, Ntaria Town Council and welfare distribution; honey ant hunting; kinship, relatedness and violence; child rearing - attention seeking and crueling; individuality of selfhood - demanding, needs and wellbeing; male initiation and female childbirth; management of relatedness and subjectivity; violence and death - neglect of the socially isolated and the abuse and death of a child; funerals; problem of suffering - Sutton and Cowlishaw debate; factionalism - outstation movement; traditional and contemporary roots of factional conflict; effects of economic transitions to welfare, the cash economy, citizenship; alcohol; land rights - conflicting models of the Central Land Council (CLC) and the mission; administration of land rights - Palm valley land claim disputes; organisational issues - foundation of the Tjuwanpa Outstation Resource Centre; models of modernity as applied to the outstation movement - market exchange (Charles Taylor) and emplaced relatedness (Arrernte); Arrente (Denis Ebitarinja [Arrkapa], Kevin Coulthard [Pmokaputa], Rahel Ungwanaka [Red Sandhill], Mattheus and Ralph Malbunka [Tjuwanpa], Mildred Malbunka Inkamala [Ntaria and Alkngarrintja], Joyleen Abbott [Wallace Rockhole]) and government accounts (Finke River Mission Manager Report, DAA) of the outstation movement; National Emergency Response; Western Arrente transitions and their representation as pathology; anthropology and the representation of sexuality in Aboriginal society; neoliberal policy critiques; structural violence and Arrente imaginaries - pre-colonial life, Christian people, kinship modernity and material power; anthropology and history
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
305.899915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DU125.A73
LC item number
A87 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Arrernte present, Arrernte past : invasion, violence, and imagination in indigenous central Australia, Diane Austin-Broos
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- 7. Factionalism (or, The Secret Life of an Outstation Movement) -- 8. When Imaginaries Collide -- 9. A Very Remote Emergency -- Appendix A. Kaporilya Song -- Appendix B. Glossary of Western Arrernte Terms
Control code
000042915989
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
v, 326 pages
Isbn
9780226032641
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008013585
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration, maps, portraits
Label
Arrernte present, Arrernte past : invasion, violence, and imagination in indigenous central Australia, Diane Austin-Broos
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- 7. Factionalism (or, The Secret Life of an Outstation Movement) -- 8. When Imaginaries Collide -- 9. A Very Remote Emergency -- Appendix A. Kaporilya Song -- Appendix B. Glossary of Western Arrernte Terms
Control code
000042915989
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
v, 326 pages
Isbn
9780226032641
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008013585
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration, maps, portraits

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