Negotiating indigeneity: Culture, identity, and politics

David S. Trigger, Cameo Dalley

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Abstract

Defining "indigeneity" has recently been approached with renewed vigor. While the field can involve quite passionate commitment to advocacy among scholars, theoretical clarity is needed in understanding just who might be thought of as indigenous, and the reasons why this is so. Does "indigeneity" make sense only if it is understood in relation to the "non-indigenous," and if so, how useful is the latter category across societies and nations with very different cultural histories? Two edited volumes, one which addresses this question in global perspective and another focused exclusively on Australia, are reviewed and contextualized within broader debates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-65
Number of pages20
JournalReviews in Anthropology
Volume39
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes

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