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            Reports from a wild country: Ethics of decolonisation
              

            Reports from a wild country: Ethics of decolonisation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rose, Deborah Bird

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Explores some of Australia's major ethical challenges. Written in the midst of rapid social and environmental change and in a time of uncertainty and division, this work offers stories and arguments for ethical choice and commitment. It focusses on reconciliation, between indigen...ous and 'Settler' peoples, and with nature.
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            ISBN 9780868407982
            Published AU 1 Oct 2004
            Publisher UNSW Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            My Tidda, My Sister: Stories of Strength and Resilience from Australia's First Women

            My Tidda, My Sister: Stories of Strength and Resilience from Australia's First Women (Hardback)

            By Silva, Marlee; Illustrated by Sarra, Rachael; Allingham, Charlotte

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            Tidda means sister. And Tiddas are stronger together.

            ISBN 9781741177114
            Published AU 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher Explore Australia
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            Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia
             

            Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Heiss, Anita

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            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 t...hose 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 lives of Aboriginal people in Australia today. Contributors include: Tony Birch, Deborah Cheetham, Adam Goodes, Terri Janke, Patrick Johnson, Ambelin Kwaymullina, Jack Latimore, Celeste Liddle, Amy McQuire, Kerry Reed-Gilbert, Miranda Tapsell, Jared Thomas, Aileen Walsh, Alexis West, Tara June Winch, and many, many more. Teaching notes by Dr Marnee Shay available from publisher's web site: https://www.blackincbooks.com.au/sites/default/files/Growing%20Up%20Aboriginal_Teaching%20Notes.pd
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            ISBN 9781863959810
            Published AU 16 Apr 2018
            Publisher Black Inc
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            Fire Country: How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia

            Fire Country: How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Steffensen, Victor

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            Victor's story is a cry from the heart for change in how Australia cares for country.

            ISBN 9781741177268
            Published AU 18 Feb 2020
            Publisher Explore Australia
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            Homeland Calling: Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voices

            Homeland Calling: Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voices (Paperback)

            By Pea Media, Desert; Edited by van Neerven, Ellen

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            A new generation of deadly, young poets has emerged in Australia.

            ISBN 9781741176926
            Published AU 1 May 2020
            Publisher Explore Australia
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            People of the River: Lost Worlds of Early Australia

            People of the River: Lost Worlds of Early Australia (Paperback)

            By Karskens, Grace

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            'A masterpiece of historical writing that takes your breath away' - Tom Griffiths 'A majestic book' - John Maynard 'Shimmering prose' - Tiffany Shellam Dyarubbin, the Hawkesbury-Nepean River, is where the two early Australias - ancient and modern - first collided. People of the R...iver journeys into the lost worlds of the Aboriginal people and the settlers of Dyarubbin, both complex worlds with ancient roots. The settlers who took land on the river from the mid-1790s were there because of an extraordinary experiment devised half a world away. Modern Australia was not founded as a gaol, as we usually suppose, but as a colony. Britain's felons, transported to the other side of the world, were meant to become settlers in the new colony. They made history on the river: it was the first successful white farming frontier, a community that nurtured the earliest expressions of patriotism, and it became the last bastion of eighteenth-century ways of life. The Aboriginal people had occupied Dyarubbin for at least 50,000 years. Their history, culture and spirituality were inseparable from this river Country. Colonisation kicked off a slow and cumulative process of violence, theft of Aboriginal children and ongoing annexation of the river lands. Yet despite that sorry history, Dyarubbin's Aboriginal people managed to remain on their Country, and they still live on the river today. The Hawkesbury-Nepean was the seedbed for settler expansion and invasion of Aboriginal lands to the north, south and west. It was the crucible of the colony, and the nation that followed.
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            ISBN 9781760292232
            Published AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Loving Country: A Guide to Sacred Australia
             

            Loving Country: A Guide to Sacred Australia (Hardback)

            By Pascoe, Bruce; Shukuroglou, Vicky

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            • Pub Date
              2 Dec 20

            A new, fully illusrtated book from award-winning author Bruce Pascoe and photographer Vicky Shukuroglou that offers a deeper understanding of Australia and how best to travel.

            ISBN 9781741176483
            Published AU 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher Explore Australia
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            Australia Day
              

            Australia Day (Paperback)

            By Grant, Stan

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            • Pub Date
              6 Jan 21

            'As uncomfortable as it is, we need to reckon with our history. On January 26, no Australian can really look away.' Since publishing his critically acclaimed, Walkley Award-winning, bestselling memoir Talking to My Country in early 2016, Stan Grant has been crossing the country, ...talking to huge crowds everywhere about how racism is at the heart of our history and the Australian dream. But Stan knows this is not where the story ends. In this book, Australia Day, his long-awaited follow up to Talking to My Country, Stan talks about our country, about who we are as a nation, about the indigenous struggle for belonging and identity in Australia, and what it means to be Australian. A sad, wise, beautiful, reflective and troubled book, Australia Day asks the questions that have to be asked, that no else seems to be asking. Who are we? What is our country? How do we move forward from here? Praise for Talking to My Country: 'A story so essential and salutary to this place that it should be given out free at the ballot box' The Australian 'Deeply disturbing, profoundly moving' Hobart Mercury 'Grant will be an important voice in shaping this nation' The Saturday Paper Talking to My Country won the 2016 Walkley Book Award and the Special Award at the 2016 Heritage Awards, and was shortlisted in the 2016 Queensland Literary Awards, the Nib Waverley Library Awards and the 2017 ABIA Awards.
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            ISBN 9781460759974
            Published AU 6 Jan 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Talking To My Country

            Talking To My Country (Paperback)

            By Grant, Stan

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            The acclaimed national bestseller - moving, passionate, deeply felt and powerful. In July 2015, as the debate over Adam Goodes being booed at AFL games raged and got ever more heated and ugly, Stan Grant wrote a short but powerful piece for The Guardian that went viral, not only ...in Australia but right around the world, shared over 100,000 times on social media. His was a personal, passionate and powerful response to racism in Australia and the sorrow, shame, anger and hardship of being an indigenous man. 'We are the detritus of the brutality of the Australian frontier', he wrote, 'We remained a reminder of what was lost, what was taken, what was destroyed to scaffold the building of this nation's prosperity.' Stan Grant was lucky enough to find an escape route, making his way through education to become one of our leading journalists. He also spent many years outside Australia, working in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Africa, a time that liberated him and gave him a unique perspective on Australia. This is his very personal meditation on what it means to be Australian, what it means to be indigenous, and what racism really means in this country. Talking to My Country is that rare and special book that talks to every Australian about their country - what it is, and what it could be. It is not just about race, or about indigenous people but all of us, our shared identity. Direct, honest and forthright, Stan is talking to us all. He might not have all the answers but he wants us to keep on asking the question: how can we be better? 'Grant will be an important voice in shaping this nation' The Saturday paper 'It is a story so essential and salutary to this place that it should be given out free at the ballot box' Sydney Morning Herald 'Grant is a natural storyteller - at his best when recounting his experiences and observations of Indigenous Australian life with devastating simplicity and acuity. This highly readable book ...has the potential to spark empathy and ge
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            ISBN 9781460751985
            Published AU 22 May 2017
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Aboriginal Convicts: Australian, Khoisan, and Maori Exiles
              

            Aboriginal Convicts: Australian, Khoisan, and Maori Exiles (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Harman, Kristyn

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            Bulldog and Musquito, Aboriginal warriors from the Hawkesbury, were captured and sent to Norfolk Island following frontier skirmishes in New South Wales. Eventually, Bulldog seems to have made it home. Musquito was transported to Van Diemen's Land, where he laboured as a convict ...servant. He never returned.
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            ISBN 9781742233239
            Published AU 1 Sep 2012
            Publisher NewSouth Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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