Do we need a National Aboriginal Theatre?

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There’s been a lot of talk about the need for an institution dedicated to First Nations performing arts. Carissa Lee argues that such an institution could segregate our culture and support the ‘doom narratives’ of the past.

Blackfella story telling: Ursula Yovich and Elaine Crombie in Barbara and the Camp Dogs at Malthouse Theatre; image Pia Johnson.

Carissa Lee

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