• Corpus ID: 127519104

Calling the Shots: Aboriginal Photographies

  title={Calling the Shots: Aboriginal Photographies},
  author={Jane Lydon},
  • Jane Lydon
  • Published 1 April 2015
  • Political Science, Art
This collaborative book explores Indigenous Australian perspectives on photography. Historians of Australian photography have noted that from the medium's inception Indigenous Australians were of great interest to photographers. Yet one aspect of this encounter that has been overlooked, but is evident from the earliest years, is the participation of Aboriginal people themselves. There is no longer any excuse to assume that they were simply passive victims. This is not to dismiss the often… 
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p.2 Preface p.3 Acknowledgements p.9 List of Figures p.11 Abbreviations p.14 Glossary p.15 Introduction p.17 Part One Lore and History of the South Island Maori p.26 Part Two W.A. Taylor Photographer