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Dark Emu Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?

By: Bruce Pascoe

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Magabala Books: 2014

Seller ID: A1084

ISBN: 1922142433

Condition: New


2016 NSW Premier's Literary Awards Indigenous Writers Prize Joint Winner! Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for precolonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing – behaviours inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen and Gammage in their latest books support this premise but Pa... View more info

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Nemarluk

By: Ion L. Idriess

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2016

Seller ID: 004128

ISBN: 1925416569

Condition: New


Nemarluk, one of the most feared Aboriginal renegades in the north of Australia, had vowed to rid his land of all intruders. This is the story of the last three years of his life, and his extraordinary battle with the tracker, Bul-Bul, brought in by the Northern Territory police in a final desperate attempt to put an end to Nemarluk's fight. Ion L. Idriess had already brought Lasseter and Flynn to the public's attention with his action-packed stories. He had first-ha... View more info

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The Red Chief

By: Ion L. Idriess

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2017

Seller ID: A1254

ISBN: 1925416240

Condition: New


In times past there was an Aboriginal man called Cumbo Gunnerah His people called him The Red Kangaroo. He was a clever chief and a mighty fighter (this man from Gunnedah) Later, the white people of this place called him The Red Chief. It would be hard to find a more satisfying hero than the young warrior Red Kangaroo, who by his mental and physical prowess became a chief of his tribe - the revered and powerful Red Chief of the Gunnedah district in northern New South Wal... View more info

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Torres Strait Islands: Art, Culture and History

By: Queensland Art Gallery

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Art Gallery: 2011

Seller ID: A1105

ISBN: 1921503203

Condition: New


The Torres Strait Islands celebrates the art, culture and history of Torres Strait Islanders and the outstanding related collections and performance programs of the major arts organisations located at South Bank, Brisbane. A testament to the ongoing significance of Torres Strait Islander culture, this beautifully illustrated book features objects, paintings, photographs and documentary materials drawn from the collections of the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern A... View more info