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By Elizabeth Burns Coleman

ISBN-10: 0754644030

ISBN-13: 9780754644033

ISBN-10: 113825262X

ISBN-13: 9781138252622

the assumption held through Aboriginal people who their artwork is finally relating to their identification, and to the ongoing life in their tradition, has made the security of indigenous peoples' paintings a urgent topic in lots of postcolonial international locations. the difficulty has brought on demands better copyright laws to guard Aboriginal paintings. even though this declare isn't really specific to Australian Aboriginal humans, the Australian event basically illustrates this debate. during this paintings, Elizabeth Burns Coleman analyses paintings from an Australian Aboriginal neighborhood to interpret Aboriginal claims in regards to the courting among their artwork, identification and tradition, and the way the artwork can be secure in legislation. via her learn of Yolngu paintings, Coleman unearths Aboriginal claims to be considerably actual. this is often a subject both proper to North American debates concerning the appropriation of indigenous artwork, and the ebook also engages with this literature.

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