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Where's your country?' New approaches for working with problematic alcohol use among Indigenous Australians in an urban setting

Guthrie, Jillian; Lovett, Raymond; Dance, Phyllis; Ritchie, Craig; Tongs, Julie

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Conversations between Indigenous Australians meeting each other for the first time often include the question, ‘Where’s your country?’. ‘Country’ is used by Indigenous Australians to refer to land which for them has historical and cultural significance. The association between Indigenous Australians and country and emerging literature on the importance to wellbeing of maintaining that association suggests that dislocation from country may have significance for treatment...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/39443
Source: Australian Aboriginal Studies

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