• ‘Black armbands or white picket fences': debating the Dark Emu divide

    6 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    In this episode, academic Peter Sutton and freelance writer Stuart Rintoul discuss the factual gaps in 2014 publishing phenomenon Dark Emu.
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  • Debunking Dark Emu: did the publishing phenomenon get it wrong?

    6 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    In 2014, Bruce Pascoe's Dark Emu revolutionised interpretations of Indigenous history, arguing that Aboriginal people engaged in agriculture, irrigation and construction prior to the arrival of Europeans. Now, in a new book, two highly respected academics say that there is little evidence for these claims.
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