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Identity and culturally-defined methods of adaptation among the Wadandi people of southwestern Australia

Guilfoyle, David R; Mitchell, Myles; Webb, Wayne


This paper examines the relationship between social identity and ‘culturally defined methods of adaptation’ (CDMA) to change. Based on a case study of the Wadandi people of southwestern Australia, the spatial analysis of pre- and postcolonial settlement patterns is examined and integrated with oral histories. The purpose is to understand and document the strategies employed by the Wadandi people to maintain independence and cultural vitality in the face of massive social and economic upheaval...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter


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