I am not here for your convenience

Kootsy Canuto, Summer May Finlay

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What you are called is part of your identity as an individual and as a population of a nation. The reclaiming of a nation's identity to distinguish itself from the colonisers can be seen right across the globe. Taiwan in an international arena must be called Chinese Taipei because China still has a firm grip on the country, which has a one-China Policy.1 On independence, the Gold Coast changed its name to Ghana, and the Dutch East Indies changed its name to Indonesia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)305-306
Number of pages2
JournalAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • Aboriginal
  • Torres Strait Islander
  • identity
  • person
  • Indigenous


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