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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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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