People On Country

People On Country

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Author: Edited by Jon Altman and Sean Kerins
Author: Federation Press
Author: 9781862878938
Language: English
Contact: Federation Press

People on Country: Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures draws on a diversity of perspectives to document a significant social and environmental movement that is quietly gathering momentum across this vast Indigenous estate. This series of essays, drawn from a pioneering collaboration between university researchers and Indigenous land owners – many of whom, like the Marikas and Munyarryuns of Yirrkala are also artists - tells a little-known story about Aboriginal people who are living on, working on and caring for the lands and seas that they own and manage. The ongoing struggles by Indigenous people to conserve and rehabilitate the outstanding natural and cultural values of their ancestral lands deserve wide recognition and acclaim.



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