Aboriginal Music in the Maningrida Community and on their Internet Site


  • Murray Garde



Aboriginal musical culture, music and cyberspace


Murray Garde's article combines a study of the Aboriginal musical culture of the Maningrida area, in Arnhem Land (Northern Territory, Australia), with an analysis of the international responses to their world wide web site and a discussion of the manner in which (some) Internet communities can also use the medium in ways which serve to perpetuate- rather than dissipate -essentialism and myth making with regard to indigenous cultures.


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How to Cite

Garde, M. (2015). FROM A DISTANCE: Aboriginal Music in the Maningrida Community and on their Internet Site. Perfect Beat, 4(1), 4–18.