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Description - Stars of Tagai by Nonie Sharp

Stars of Tagai is about life among the blue-water people of the Torres Strait Islands - the title is drawn from the myth of Tagai which belongs to all Torres Strait Islanders. The book explores the changing life of these sea people, their creation and re-creation of identity, and their unique sea culture rich in meaning and custom. Covering the period from the mid-nineteenth century until today, this is the first book to examine the social issues involved in the Mabo case, and to give a picture of life of the Meriam people of the Murray Island.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780855752385
ISBN-10: 0855752386
Format: Paperback
(240mm x 170mm x 18mm)
Pages: 321
Imprint: Aboriginal Studies Press
Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1993
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Nonie Sharp

Nonie Sharp is an honorary research fellow at the School of Social Sciences at La Trobe University.

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No Ordinary Judgment by Nonie Sharp
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