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Us mob : history, culture, struggle : an introduction to indigenous Australia / Mudrooroo.

By: Mudrooroo, 1938-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Sydney ; New York : Angus & Robertson, c1995Description: vi, 242 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0207188181.Subject(s): Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government | Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs | Aboriginal Australians -- History | Australia | Aborigines | Aboriginal culture | Social conditions | HistoryDDC classification: 305.89/915
Contents:
Our indigenality -- Our family ways -- Our spirituality -- Our languages -- Us mob and politics -- The master's law -- Our education -- Our health -- Seeing and reading us mob -- Selling our culture -- Our histories -- Our struggling for our lands -- Reconciling us mob -- Conclusion.
Summary: Leading writer, activist and commentator Mudrooroo crosses the cultural divide to speak to all Australians about his people's past, their place in the present and their hopes and aspirations for the future. Keenly felt, vigorously argued and compelling in their sweep, these provocative essays range the spectrum, from Aboriginal spirituality and oneness with the land to the practicalities of health, education and the law. History, culture, politics and, perhaps, reconciliation: "Us Mob" is essential reading for all those wanting to understand the reality of Indigenous Australia in the post-Mabo age.
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Our indigenality -- Our family ways -- Our spirituality -- Our languages -- Us mob and politics -- The master's law -- Our education -- Our health -- Seeing and reading us mob -- Selling our culture -- Our histories -- Our struggling for our lands -- Reconciling us mob -- Conclusion.

Leading writer, activist and commentator Mudrooroo crosses the cultural divide to speak to all Australians about his people's past, their place in the present and their hopes and aspirations for the future. Keenly felt, vigorously argued and compelling in their sweep, these provocative essays range the spectrum, from Aboriginal spirituality and oneness with the land to the practicalities of health, education and the law. History, culture, politics and, perhaps, reconciliation: "Us Mob" is essential reading for all those wanting to understand the reality of Indigenous Australia in the post-Mabo age.

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