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I, The Aboriginal : Phillip Waipuldanya Roberts

By: Douglas Lockwood

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2014

Seller ID: 9781742575001

ISBN: 1742575005

Condition: New


In his youth, Waipuldanya was taught to track and hunt wild animals, to live off the land, to provide for his family with the aid only of his spears and woomeras. This is the gripping story of his boyhood and youth, and how he trained as a skilled medical assistant, to become a citizen of both the Aboriginal and whitefella worlds. This is the first great classic of Aboriginal autobiography, as told to renowned writer, Douglas Lockwood. Phillip Waipuldanya Roberts OBE (1922 – 24 November 1988) was a traditional doctor, activist and advisor to the Commonwealth Government of Australia on Abori... View more info

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We, The Aborigines

By: Douglas Lockwood

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2019

Edition: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760791384

ISBN: 1760791385

Condition: New


Stories of Aboriginal people culture, including Albert Namatjira. Tribes represented: Aranda , Djumindjung, Wailbri , Pitjentjarra Nongomeri , Iwaija , Jabu and Moola Boola Douglas Lockwood began writing books based on his own knowledge and experiences with the Aborigines of northern and central Australia in the late 1950s. These books, which include I, The Aboriginal and We, The Aborigines, made his name known around Australia and in many other parts of the world. I, The Aboriginal won the Adelaide Advertiser literary competition in 1962. His other writing awards include the Walkley Award for... View more info