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Accommodating difference?: The socio-politics of an Aboriginal fringe camp in a small north Australian town

Holcombe, Sarah; Sanders, Will

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By exploring the socio-political history of a fringe camp in a small Northern Territory town the colonial structures that reinforce separation and marginality are revealed. That this town is surrounded by Aboriginal freehold land and serviced by a predominantly Aboriginal Council speaks of the complex interleaving of Aboriginal and settler interests. These interests have been formed through the violent history of the pastoral frontier in this region. Yet, there is also Indigenous agency in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/31736
Source: International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Science

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