Developing identity as a light-skinned Aboriginal person with little or no community and/or kinship ties

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Bennett, Bindi. (2015). Developing identity as a light-skinned Aboriginal person with little or no community and/or kinship ties [Thesis]. https://doi.org/10.4226/66/5a9cbf81b0ba3
AuthorsBennett, Bindi
Qualification nameDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Abstract

Due to Australia's colonisation history, Aboriginal people now have a complex process of both claiming and building a cultural identity, especially if they have light skin. There has been little research into how light-skinned urban Aboriginal people who lack community and/or kinship ties formulate and build their Aboriginal identity. This is an important area to research for the sustainability of the Aboriginal culture and for light-skinned Aboriginal people for now and the future.

Year2015
PublisherAustralian Catholic University
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.4226/66/5a9cbf81b0ba3
Research GroupSchool of Allied Health
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Publication dates01 Jan 2015
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