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Writing Never Arrives Naked: Early Aboriginal cultures of writing in Australia

Penny Van Toorn

$39.95 RRP incl. GST
Category: Arts, History
Published: Jul, 2006
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780855755447

In Writing never arrives naked, Penny van Toorn engages our minds and hearts. Her academically innovative book reveals the resourceful and often poignant ways that Indigenous Australians involved themselves in the coloniser’s paper culture. The first Aboriginal readers were children stolen from the clans around Sydney Harbour. The first Aboriginal author was Bennelong — a stolen adult.

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Wunambi the Water Snake

May O'Brien, Sue Wyatt

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Category: Childrens
Published: Jan, 2005
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780855755003

This is a story of the time when the earth was young and the land was being created. It tells of a powerful and awesome water snake called Wunambi. The Wongutha people of the Eastern Goldfields area of Western Australia say that this huge creature roamed the earth, and that the great tracks it made became the creeks and rivers we know today. Wunambi is still regarded with great respect by Aboriginal people.

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Yijarni: true stories from Gurindji country

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Category: Auto / Biography
Published: Aug, 2016
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781925302028

On 23 August 1966, approximately 200 Gurindji stockmen and their families walked off Wave Hill Station in the Northern Territory, protesting against poor working conditions and the taking of their land by pastoralists.

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Yorky Billy

Kim McKenzie

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Category: Auto / Biography
Published: Jun, 1981

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Yuendumu Everyday: Contemporary life in remote Aboriginal Australia

Yasmine Musharbash

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Category: Anthropology and Archaeology
Published: Jan, 2009
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780855756611

Yuendumu everyday explores intimacy, immediacy and mobility as the core principles underpinning contemporary everyday life in a central Australian Aboriginal settlement. It analyses an everyday shaped through the interplay between a not so distant hunter–gatherer past and the realities of living in a first-world nation–state.

What do we want?’: A political history of Aboriginal land rights in New South Wales

‘What do we want?’: A political history of Aboriginal land rights in New South Wales

Heidi Norman

$39.95 RRP incl. GST
Category: History
Published: May, 2015
Format: Paperback, PDF, ePub, Kindle
ISBN: 9781922059901


Last reviewed: 18 Apr 2016