You don't have to be a pisshead to be Aboriginal: Peter Radoll

Peter Radoll realised over time how integral to values and identity alcohol is for many Aboriginal people: “it makes you [Aboriginal men] closer”. When he stopped drinking he found he did not fit in as before. Yet this identity doesn’t need to last: “it gives me great hope, actually.”

Keywords: Identity; suburban living; daily life; childhood; values; change, attitudes