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Deborah Bird Rose: Country and the Gift

Country and the Gift

Deborah Bird Rose discusses her background, what the Anthropocene means to her (0:40) and how we should respond (1:04). She presents her paper exploring the potentials, pitfalls and problematics of cross-cultural working for country (1:46). She begins by considering the difficulties in her analysis (2:36) before tracing the development of the term country (4:21) her experiences of working on Aboriginal land claims (15:54) and how stories are the breath of life (25:30).