Research books and monographs
A Bend in the Yarra: A history of the Merri Creek Protectorate Station and Merri Creek Aboriginal School 1841–1851
The Yarra Bend Park marks one of the most important post-contact places in the Melbourne metropolitan area, and is of great significance to Victorian Aboriginal people, particularly the Wurundjeri Aboriginal community.
A Cautious Silence: The politics of Australian anthropology
This is the first exploration of modern Australian social anthropology which examines the forces that helped shaped its formation. Gray aims to help us understand the present organisational structures, and assist in the formulation of anthropology’s
A Dictionary of Umpithamu, with notes on Middle Paman
Umpithamu is a language of the Princess Charlotte Bay region on the east coast of Cape York Peninsula, in northeastern Australia.
A guide to Australian legislation relevant to native title: Volume One (NSW, VIC, QLD, SA)
Native title is now part of the patchwork of legislation concerning land and Indigenous peoples’ rights over land. Volume One of this guide gives an overview of the broad array of relevant legislation, from Acts and Regulations specific to land
A guide to Australian legislation relevant to native title: Volume Two (WA, Tas., ACT, NT and Commonwealth)
Native title is now part of the patchwork of legislation concerning land and Indigenous peoples’ rights over land. Volume Two of this guide gives an overview of the broad array of relevant legislation, from Acts and Regulations specific to land
A guide to overseas precedents of relevance to native title
Cases from overseas jurisdictions arise in political and legal contexts quite different to our own. Often decisions are reliant on a particular facet of that legal or political system which renders them inapplicable to Australia.
A Man of All Tribes: The life of Alick Jackomos
Alick Jackomos was the son of Greek migrant parents, born in Collingwood, who grew up during the Great Depression. His is a remarkable life that recaptures stories of diverse communities and ways of life now vanished from sight.
A Record in Stone: A study of Australia's flaked stone artefacts
A Record in Stone is a comprehensive investigation into the different ways in which archaeologists use flaked stone artefacts as a basis for reconstructing the distant human past.
Aboriginal Business: Alliances in a remote Aboriginal town
Christen worked collaboratively with Warumungu people to establish a digital archive of Warumungu history and culture, and contributed to the development of the Nyinkka Nyunyu Art and Culture Centre.
Aboriginal Darwin: A guide to exploring important sites of the past and present
To most visitors and locals, Darwin is a vibrant, tropical city in the Top End. Although not always obvious to visitors, Darwin is also a living Aboriginal cultural landscape. Aboriginal Darwin peels back layers to show the rich heritage and complex