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Reclaiming space at Red Hill Camp: Community archaeology with urban indigenous groups

Skitmore, Steve; Wright, Duncan; House, Matilda

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Community archaeology can contribute to positive social outcomes for urban Indigenous communities by focusing on the recent history of the modern city. We report on a community archaeology project undertaken in Canberra, Australia, which focused on the 1940–50s campsite of one of the authors’ Indigenous Ngambri/Ngunnawal family. Project outcomes showed that even despite a lack of material culture, community archaeology has the ability to shift narratives of place in an urban centre to include...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-02-11
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186557
Source: Journal of Community Archaeology & Heritage
DOI: 10.1080/20518196.2019.1578469

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