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Hunting the Past, Harvesting the Present and Owning the Future. Aboriginal Life Projects on the Dampier Peninsula, Kimberley, Western Australia

Wohlan, Catherine


My thesis investigates decentralised living and state policy in relation to a particular subset of remote Aboriginal communities in the west Kimberley. These leases, locally called Blocks, were granted over the former Beagle Bay mission reserve in the late 1990s. A condition of the lease was to pursue engagement with the market economy with perceived benefits to the wider Aboriginal population. Block residents held work skills to engage with the mainstream market economy, but chose to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2022
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/49GP-E766


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