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Aboriginal Myths, Legends and Fables

By: A. W. Reed

Price: $26.95

Publisher: New Holland, Australia: 2013

Seller ID: 9781876334291

ISBN: 1876334290

Condition: New


Aboriginal Myths, Legends amp; Fables presents a wealth of poetic and imaginative tales from Aboriginal cultural heritage. While retelling the stories simply, this book captures the mystical bonds that exist between Aboriginal people, their environment and the spirit life of the Dreamtime. Each story provides the reader with an insight into the fascinating beliefs of one of the oldest living cultures on Earth. View more info

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Black Cockatoo

By: Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Australia, Magabala Books: 2018

Seller ID: 9781925360707

ISBN: 1925360709

Condition: New


Black Cockatoo is a vignette that follows Mia, a young Aboriginal girl as she explores the fragile connections of family and culture. Mia is a 13-year-old girl from a remote community in the Kimberley. She is saddened by the loss of her brother as he distances himself from the family. She feels powerless to change the things she sees around her... until one day she rescues her totem animal, the dirran black cockatoo, and soon discovers her own inner strength. Black Cockatoo is a wonderful small tale on the power of standing up for yourself, culture and ever-present family ties. View more info

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

By: Edited by Anita Heiss

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Black Inc: 2018

Seller ID: 9781863959810

ISBN: 1863959815

Condition: New


Childhood stories of family, country and belonging What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled by award-winning author Anita Heiss, showcases many diverse voices, experiences and stories in order to answer that question. Accounts from well-known authors and high-profile identities sit alongside those from newly discovered writers of all ages. All of the contributors speak from the heart - sometimes calling for empathy, oftentimes challenging stereotypes, always demanding respect. This groundbreaking collection will enlighten, inspire and educate about the... View more info

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Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature

By: Edited by Anita Heiss and Peter Minter

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2008

Seller ID: 9781741754384

ISBN: 1741754380

Condition: New


An authoritative collection of Australian Aboriginal writing over two centuries, across a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres. Including some of the most distinctive writing produced in Australia, it offers rich insights into Aboriginal culture and experience. A groundbreaking collection of work from some of the great Australian Aboriginal writers, the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature offers a rich panorama of over 200 years of Aboriginal culture, history and life. From Bennelong's 1796 letter to contemporary creative writers, Anita Heiss and Peter Minter have se... View more info

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My Culture and Me

By: Gregg Dreise

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Puffin: 2019

Seller ID: 9780143789376

ISBN: 0143789376

Condition: New


A stirring story about pride, respect and maintaining culture. Feel the rhythm of the music, from your heart down to your feet. Enjoy the movements of melodies, as clapsticks keep a strong beat. This is my culture. This is me. Beautifully written and illustrated, My Culture and Me is a heartfelt and stirring story of cherishing and sustaining Indigenous cultures. About the Author: Gregg Dreise grew up in south-west Queensland in a large family that loves music, art, sport, culture and family. He is very proud of his Kamilaroi and Euahlayi heritage. The Kamilaroi and Euahlayi peo... View more info

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Edward Koiki Mabo : His Life and Struggle for Land Rights (New Edition)

By: Noel Loos and Eddie Koiki Mabo

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2013

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 9780702249792

ISBN: 0702249793

Condition: New


Here, largely in his own words, is the incredible story of Edward Koiki Mabo, from his childhood on the Island of Mer through to his struggle within the union cause and the black rights movement. Tragically, Mabo died just months before the historic High Court native-title decision that destroyed forever the concept of terra nullius. Originally published by UQP in 1996, this new edition has been updated by Mabo's long-time friend historian Noel Loos. New photographs and a preface by esteemed film director Rachel Perkins give this book the new life it deserves. 'He was in the best sense a fight... View more info

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Box the Pony

By: Scott Rankin and Leah Purcell

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 1999

Seller ID: 9780733610691

ISBN: 0733610692

Condition: New


The semi-autobiographical story of Leah Purcell - or her alter ego Stephanie - which traces the events of her life growing up on an impoverished Aboriginal mission in Queensland. Despite the poverty, violence, lack of education and opportunity, Stepanie is nurtured through the love of her family. View more info