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Dingo Makes Us Human

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Summary

This original ethnography brings Aboriginal people's stories into conversations around troubling questions of social justice and environmental care. 

Deborah Bird Rose lived for two years with the Yarralin community in the Northern Territory's remote Victoria River Valley. Her engagement with the people's stories and their action in the world leads her to this analysis of a multi-centred poetics of life and land. 

The book speaks to issues that are of immediate and broad concern today: traditional ecological knowledge, kinship between humans and other living things, colonising history, environmental history, and sacred geography. 

This award-winning exploration of the Yarralin people is illuminating and accessible to general readers, while also of great value to experienced anthropologists.

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Harvard citation

Korff, J 2018, Dingo Makes Us Human, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/books/dingo-makes-us-human>, retrieved 21 September 2019

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