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Indigenous texts and narratives, Penny Van Toorn

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Indigenous texts and narratives
Title
Indigenous texts and narratives
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Penny Van Toorn
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chapter discusses Indigenous oral cultures; destructive impact of settlement on Indigenous oral knowledge systems; traditional oral narratives and songs as a primary means of preserving and transmitting knowledge of country, spiritual belief, language, kinship, history and practical skills; meaning of Indigenous oral narratives lost in translation; recent publications endeavouring to overcome translation problems; early Aboriginal writings; collaborative modes of textual production; Aboriginal schooling, reading and writing; contemporary Aboriginal writing; autobiography and biography; fiction; children's writing; contested identities with false claims of Aboriginality; the politics of reading and the power imbalance between Aboriginal writers and non-Aboriginal consumers
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Indigenous texts and narratives, Penny Van Toorn
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Note
Notes: p. 45-49
Label
Indigenous texts and narratives, Penny Van Toorn
Note
Notes: p. 45-49

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    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
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