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Is a village a village if no one lives there? Negotiated histories on Mabuyag in the Western Torres Strait

Wright, Duncan

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Partnership (or community) archaeology has become increasingly prominent in the Australia/ Pacific region (see Marshall 2002 and McNiven and Russell 2005). A community-led approach acknowledges the importance of indigenous control of the cultural-heritage process. This is designed to enable indigenous communities to ‘maintain or establish community pride, cohesion and identity’, as well as creating a ‘more nuanced and textured view of the past’ (Smith 1999; Nicholas 2000; McNiven and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2011
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/37002
Source: Pacific Island Heritage: Archaeology, identity and community (Terra Australis 35)
DOI: 10.22459/TA35.11.2011.10

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