TITLE

Aboriginal Enterprises: negotiating an urban Aboriginality

AUTHOR(S)
Kleinert, Sylvia
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Aboriginal History;2010, Vol. 34, p171
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Aboriginal Enterprises, a business founded by Wiradjuri political activist Bill Onus in 1952 in Belgrave, Victoria, Australia that produced and sold furnishings and artefacts. It comments on cooperation between non-Indigenous and Indigenous Australians in manufacturing these items and considers the production of boomerangs. It author explores the business in relation to Aboriginality, Aboriginal Australian identity, and colonialism. She also discusses questions of authenticity and tradition in Aboriginal art and explores political aspects of tourism and tourist art.
ACCESSION #
59411686

 

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