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Cameo Dalley

Cameo Dalley

Cameo Dalley is an interdisciplinary scholar drawing on anthropology, history, and cultural studies to explore the politics of belonging, indigeneity, and pastoralism. Her work examines relationships between Aboriginal people and settler descendants in Northern Australia, and she has published on these topics in a range of academic and public-facing outlets. Cameo has a PhD in anthropology from the University of Queensland and has long-term research relationships in the Wellesley Islands in the Gulf of Carpentaria and the East Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Cameo Dalley reviews 'Red Meat Republic: A hoof-to-table history of how beef changed America' by Joshua Specht

November 2019, no. 416 26 September 2019
During a steamy Brisbane summer in the early 1990s, my father planned an outing for his preteen children, an adventure that would punctuate an otherwise predictable cycle of sleepovers, movies, and trips to the swimming pool. At the time, Dad was a board member of the Queensland Abattoir Corporation, and his idea of entertainment was a guided tour of the nearby Cannon Hill abattoir. During our hal ... (read more)