.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. Accou... read more
|Awards:||Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction 2003 and NSW Premier's Literary Award Book of the Year 2003.|
Blackfellas' Point lies on the Towamba River in south-eastern New South Wales. As the river descends rapidly from its source on the Monaro plains, it winds its way through state forest, national park and farming land. Around twenty-five ... read more
'People would have known about Australia before they saw it. Smoke billowing above the sea spoke of a land that lay beyond the horizon. A dense cloud of migrating birds may have pointed the way. But the first Australians were voyaging into the unknown... read more
'Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the les... read more
Soon we will all decide if and how Indigenous Australians will be recognised in the Constitution. In this essential book, several leading writers and thinkers provide a road map to recognition. Starting with the Uluru Statement from the Heart, these el... read more
An extraordinarily powerful and personal meditation on race, culture, and identity. As an Aboriginal Australian, Stan Grant has had to contend with his country's racist legacy all his life. Born into adversity, he found an escape route through education and the writing of J... read more
From boulders to bee hives, from mountains to coral, Bronwyn Bancroft explores the shapes that form the Australian landscape. In Shapes of Australia, she introduces readers to ways of thinking about how shapes are represented in nature.
Between the covers of this captivating publication from Cyclops Press is a story demonstrating the positive power and importance of fire on the Australian landscape told by Cape York Indigenous Elders and Community Leaders. The tradition of managing the land wi... read more
Australian Dreaming is the first Aboriginal history of the Australian continent and its people, as told by Aboriginal storytellers. It recounts epic travels of the Great Spirit Ancestors and tells how they created the animals and plants and gave birth to the earliest people of this land.
|Author:||Charmaine Papertalk-Green; John Kinsella|
From well-known poets Charmaine Papertalk Green and John Kinsella comes a tete-a-tete that is powerful, thought provoking, challenging and unapologetic. Papertalk Green and Kinsella call into question what we think we know about our country, colonisation, land and i... read more
Patterns of Australia represents a series of Australian landscapes and habitats in "patterns," as seen through the eyes of acclaimed indigenous artist Bronwyn Bancroft. Each landscape contains animals, birds, plants, and flowers particular to that landscape hidden within... read more