Perfect Beat, Vol 1, No 2 (1993)

SAFE, EXOTIC AND SOMEWHERE ELSE Yothu Yindi, Treaty and the mediation of Aboriginality

Philip Hayward
Issued Date: 30 Sep 2015


It is clearly important to applaud Yothu Yindi' s success but it is just as important to retain a critical focus and to recognise that the singling out of Yothu Yindi as (in manager Alan James'
words) 'the flagship for Aboriginal Australia' (SMH 26/10/92 p5), conveniently serves to elide all that's troubling to white culture.

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DOI: 10.1558/prbt.v1i2.28583


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