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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 [Review] Recirculating Songs: Revitalising the Singing Practices of Indigenous Australia
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'The study of Australian Indigenous songs in the past two decades has moved beyond linguistic and musicological studies to interdisciplinary collaborations with Indigenous song men and women. This reciprocal engagement between academics and singers within their communities has revealed more of the multi-purpose nature of Indigenous song traditions and customs. Song underscores melodic and rhythmic patterns in music and dance, gives us insight into unique song language and, at the same time, embodies local identity, belonging to place and ownership of stories.'  (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Australian Aboriginal Studies no. 1 2018 14207269 2018 periodical issue

    'We again thank the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who continue to commit to the promise of research. What is the promise of research? Even though research is not always good to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the promise of research, that people will listen and be moved to act when action is required remains strong. Research done the right way is still one of the best ways for Aboriginal people to tell the wider community who we are and who we want to be.' (Editorial introduction)

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