Sisters are Doing it for Themselves? Gender, Feminism and Australian (Aboriginal) Archaeology

  • Sarah Colley
Part of the Studies in Gender and Material Culture book series (SGMC)


This chapter examines some contradictions and problems raised by trying to develop feminist approaches to Australian Aboriginal archaeology in the current climate of increased Aboriginal input and control over archaeological research. Material culture studies are central to much of this discussion because archaeologists use material culture to interpret pre- and post-contact Aboriginal Australia.


Aboriginal People Material Culture Archaeological Record Torres Strait Islander Gender Relation 
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