The Songlines - Chapters 10-12 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 10-12 Summary and Analysis

In the beginning of Chapter Ten, Arkady takes Bruce to a party attended by people of every manner of profession and acquaintance with Aboriginal history, and there they run again into the Bym Bore. He learns that his name is Kidder, and that he is just a pilot messenger, but fancies himself an advocate for the return of Aboriginal history and knowledge to the Aboriginal owners of that information. Bruce challenges the notion by asking who decides who the owners are, and whether the methods of finding out are Aboriginal or just Kidder's ways. He learns that this is Kidder's crusade, and that Kidder doesn't even hold himself to the standards for initiation to which he would hold Bruce. In the next section of the chapter, Bruce, Marian and Arkady make plans to go to Middle Bore, where the...

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