Eve Vincent

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Eve Vincent is a lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University. This essay is drawn from a forthcoming book, ‘Against Native Title’: Everyday Aboriginal Identities in Outback Australia, which will be published by Aboriginal Studies Press later this year. Eve is the co-editor of Unstable Relations: Indigenous People and Environmentalism in Contemporary Australia (UWA, 2016) and History, Power, Text: Cultural Studies and Indigenous Studies (UTS ePRESS, 2014).


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Essay‘THE WIND IS my hairdresser,’ says Sue Coleman Haseldine, known locally as Aunty Sue, stepping out into her dusty yard and letting the hot north wind rush through tangled thick black hair. A wire clothesline stretches across the dirt...

Confusions of an economist’s daughter

EssayDad wore his "It's time" badge with its rusted pin to our small country school to vote. He wore it to irritate the National Party voters and Christian fundamentalists whose community was ours. But it was important not to be selfish, our parents said, so we were a Labor-voting family. We were lucky because life was comfortable, but others were not so lucky and deserved a break.

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