Sex, Empire and Sovereignty: Making Australian Sexuality
The Gai-mariagal people, whose home lies in the sandstone country stretching along the coastline north of Sydney, have a story concerning sharks and Gubjas. Gubjas are wicked, hairy and smell like excrement. They use their foul odour to overcome any lone Gai-mariagal they encounter, killing the men and raping the women. In one story set in Sydney's Middle Harbour before it filled with water, the Gubjas raid a camp where some girls are learning from their elders 'women's business', exploiting...[Show more]
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