Surviving Columbus : indigenous peoples, political reform and environmental management in North Australia
In 1992 the world observed the quincentenary of Christopher Columbus’s first voyage to the New World. Many books were written about Columbus, his voyages and the impact of his so-called ‘discovery’. However, many indigenous people found few reasons to celebrate the dreadful treatment of the their people that followed in the wake of Columbus in the Americas and later, Captain Cook and other explorers in Australia. ¶ The Northern and Central Land Councils (NLC and CLC), the Australian...[Show more]
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