SAFE, EXOTIC AND SOMEWHERE ELSE Yothu Yindi, Treaty and the mediation of Aboriginality
Issue: Vol 1 No. 2 (1993)
Journal: Perfect Beat
Subject Areas: Popular Music
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.
Author: Philip Hayward