Mapping the Torres Strait: from TI to Magani Malu and Zenadh Kes

Fuary, Maureen (2010) Mapping the Torres Strait: from TI to Magani Malu and Zenadh Kes. Queensland Historical Atlas, 1.

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Abstract

The political significance and inherent power of maps is closely allied with the economic, social and political capital of discovery, exploration and possession. Not surprisingly then, major changes in Indigenous rights and responsibilities in Australia, particularly since the 1980s with the Murray Island Land Case, the Mabo decision and the recognition of Indigenous Native Title, have had a significant impact on the production of maps, and on our perceptions of place and space.

Item ID: 15157
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
Keywords: Native Title, Torres Strait
ISSN: 1838-708X
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2011 06:49
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1699 Other Studies in Human Society > 169902 Studies of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Society @ 70%
21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2199 Other History and Archaeology > 219999 History and Archaeology not elsewhere classified @ 30%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9699 Other Environment > 969999 Environment not elsewhere classified @ 10%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society @ 50%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding > 959999 Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified @ 40%
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