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Hard looking : a historical ethnography of photographic encounters with Aboriginal families in the Ngaanyatjarra lands, Western Australia

McGrath, Pamela Faye


The Ngaanyatjarra region of the Western Desert of Western Australia is one of Australia's most remote and enduring frontiers. The aboriginal people who call this country home have been encountering 'incomers' with cameras since the early 1890s. The images they created continue to influence how Aboriginal lives are imagined by unfamiliar audiences. Rarely, however, have Ngaanyatjarra people had an opportunity to view and comment on the films and photographs produced in these encounters. ...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d51470585b38
Embargoed until: 2099-12-31
Access Rights: Restricted access


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