'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 lessons of long and sophisticated human... read more
Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country is a curated guidebook to Indigenous Australia and the Torres Strait Islands. In its pages, respected Elder and author Professor Marcia Langton offers fascinating insights into Indigeno... read more
|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
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
This stunning companion to the National Museum of Australia's blockbuster Indigenous-led exhibition, Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, explores the history and meaning of songlines, the Dreaming or creation tracks that crisscross the Australian continent... read more
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 tha... read more
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.
|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.|
A history for every Australian who is interested in the story of settler-Australia's relations with Indigenous people--what happened between us, how we learnt to forget and, finally, how we came to confront the truth about our past and build a movement for reconciliation.
A wide-ranging, personal and powerful work that resonates with historical and contemporary Australian debates about identity, dispossession, memory, and community. Ranging across the national contemporary political stage, this book critiques the great Australian silence when i... read more