Barry Judd

Barry Judd

Barry Judd is professor of Indigenous studies at RMIT University in Melbourne. He is a descendent of the Pitjantjatjara people of north-west South Australia, British immigrants and Afghan cameleers, and is a leading Australian scholar on the subject of Aboriginal participation in Australian sports.


The Aboriginal football ethic

EssayIN HIS HIGHLY influential history of Australian rules football, Geoffrey Blainey promoted the idea that the sport constituted a ‘game of our own’. In making this claim, Blainey suggested the sport was the outcome of Anglo-Australian cultural innovations. In...

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