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By Peter Read, Frances Peters-Little, Anna Haebich

During this soaking up selection of papers Aboriginal, Maori, Dalit and western students talk about and examine the problems they've got confronted in writing Indigenous biographies and autobiographies. the problems variety from balancing the calls for of western and non-western scholarship, via writing a couple of relatives that refuses to recognize its identification, to contemplating a neighborhood call for to not write whatever in any respect. the gathering additionally provides a few cutting-edge matters in instructing Indigenous stories according to auto/biography in Austria, Spain and Italy.

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Geiger, Susan 1986, ‘Women’s life histories: method and content’, Signs 11(2): 334–351. Grossman, Michele (ed) 2003, Blacklines: Contemporary critical writing by Indigenous Australians, Melbourne University Press, Carlton. Gusdorf, Georges 1980, ‘Conditions and Limits of Autobiography’, in Autobiography: Essays theoretical and critical, James Olney (ed), Princeton University Press, Princeton: 28–48. 25 Indigenous Biography and Autobiography Hamilton, Paula 1990, ‘Inventing the self. Oral history as autobiography’, Hecate 16(1/2): 128–133.

Television audiences in Spain are often offered documentaries about Aboriginal painting, dancing, traditional ways of life, but little or nothing comes across about contemporary art, urban environments, land rights or the political climate Aboriginal people are currently enduring. That is the arena where I would hope that students would indeed become proactive with what knowledge they have, not just with regard to Aboriginal culture, but across the board where injustice and lack of solidarity raises its head.

8 Due to length restrictions, I cannot reference all these cases. For a fuller survey, see Haag 2006: 14-15. A few examples should suffice. For fiction, see Ferrier 1992; for lifestory, see Phillips 1997: 40. 9 There is no consistent definition and usage of these genres in international scholarship. Often, life story and oral history are understood as an account of select life experiences. See Brettel 1997: 224, 227. 27 Indigenous Biography and Autobiography Hamilton 1990, however, regards oral history as a form of autobiography.

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