Another Day in the Colony.

By: Watego, Chelsea [author.]
Contributor(s): eBooks on EBSCOhost
Publisher: St Lucia, Queensland : University of Queensland Press, 2021Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0702264873; 9780702264870Subject(s): Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions | Aboriginal Australians | Australian South Sea Islanders -- Biography | Colonization -- Australia | Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander content | Aboriginal Australians -- Biography | Aboriginal Australians -- Violence against -- Australia -- Queensland | Indigenous peoples -- Study and teaching | Colonies | Postcolonialism | Decolonization | Imperialism | QueenslandGenre/Form: Electronic books | Biographies. | Electronic books Additional physical formats: Print version: Another Day in the ColonyDDC classification: 305.89915 LOC classification: DU123.4Online Resources: Traditional Knowledge Collection Local URL: EBSCO eBook
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Includes bibliographical references.

Cover -- author biography -- acknowledgement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers -- title page -- imprint page -- dedication -- contents -- acknowledgements -- foreword -- introduction -- 1. don't feed the natives -- 2. animals, cannibals and criminals -- 3. the unpublishable story -- 4. on racial violence, victims and victors -- 5. ambiguously indigenous -- 6. fuck hope -- a final word ... on joy -- endnotes -- note on cover artwork -- the songs that brought joy while writing this book.

National edeposit: Available onsite at the National Library of Australia, State Library of Queensland Online access with authorization star AU-CaNED

A ground-breaking work - and a call to arms - that exposes the ongoing colonial violence experienced by First Nations people.In this collection of deeply insightful and powerful essays, Chelsea Watego examines the ongoing and daily racism faced by First Nations peoples in so-called Australia. Rather than offer yet another account of 'the Aboriginal problem', she theorises a strategy for living in a social world that has only ever imagined Indigenous peoples as destined to die out. Drawing on her own experiences and observations of the operations of the colony, she exposes the lies that settlers tell about Indigenous people. In refusing such stories, Chelsea tells her own: fierce, personal, sometimes funny, sometimes anguished. She speaks not of fighting back but of standing her ground against colonialism in academia, in court, and in media. It's a stance that takes its toll on relationships, career prospects, and even the body. Yet when told to have hope, Watego's response rings clear: Fuck hope. Be sovereign.

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