Laurie Bamblett is a Wiradjuri historian who uses history as a tool of community development projects at his home community, Erambie Mission. Laurie has developed and conducted community education and health programs at Erambie for 22 years. His research interests include the ways that representations of identity affect engagement between Indigenous communities and mainstream institutions and services.
Wiradjuri history, Indigenous history, discourse analysis and representations of indigeneity.
Bamblett, L. (2014). ‘Picture who we are: Representations of identity and the appropriation of photographs into a Wiradjuri oral history tradition.’ In Calling the shots: Aboriginal photographies. Edited by J. Lydon, 76-100. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press.
Bamblett, L. (2013). Our Stories Are Our Survival: Cultural Continuity at Erambie Mission. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press.
Bamblett, L. (2013). ‘Read with me everyday: Community engagement and English literacy outcomes at Erambie Mission.’ Australian Aboriginal Studies (1), 101-109. (Research report.)
Fforde, C., L. Bamblett, S. Gorringe, R. Lovett, B. Fogerty (2013). ‘Discourse, deficit and identity: Aboriginality, the race paradigm and the language of representation in contemporary Australia.’ Media International Australia, Incorporating Culture & Policy (149): 162-173.
Bamblett, L. (2011). ‘Straight-line stories: Representations and Indigenous Australian identities in the sports discourse.’ Australian Aboriginal Studies (2): 5-20.
Bamblett, L. (ed.). (2008). Grand corroborees: The ideologies of the world’s sporting
events. Sydney: McGraw-Hill.
Bamblett, L. (2008). ‘A modern day corroboree? The culture of the Annual NSW Aboriginal Rugby League Carnival.’ In Grand corroborees: The ideologies of the world’s sporting events. Edited by L. Bamblett. Sydney: McGraw-Hill.
The NSW Aborigines Protection/Welfare Board, 1883-1969: A History (DP150100247) Australian Research Council
The Narrative Framing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Wellbeing: a Review. (16-SD-02) Lowitja Institute
Reframing discourse and changing the narrative of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing: an analysis (16-SDH-03) Lowitja Institute
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
HIST2022 Indigenous Australian history
HIST6022 Indigenous Australian history
HIST8016 Settler societies and indigenous encounters