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The Aurukun blues of Peter Sutton
In October 2012, Peter Sutton, the Adelaide anthropologist, linguist and author, flew into Cairns en route to Aurukun, Far North Queensland, as a guest of the Cape York Land Council. The following day, the Federal Court would sit in the small town to deliver its fifth and final native title determination to the Wik people of western Cape York, thus settling the longest-running native title cl
The World Until Yesterday. Jared Diamond
The Monthly Book: Jared Diamond discusses his new book The World Until Yesterday with Ramona Koval. Diamond is an American scientist and author, and his previous books include The Third Chimpanzee, Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse. Buy the book here.