Aboriginal art and culture

Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd edition Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd edition

Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd edition

Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd editionFully Revised and Expanded, A Travel Guide to Indig...

Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd editionFully Revised and Expanded, A Travel Guide to Indigenous AustraliaMarcia Langton The second edition of this landmark travel guide, written by one of this country's most highly respected First Nations voices. 'Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country 2nd edition' is the essential follow-up to Australia’s landmark travel guide to Indigenous Australia, Welcome to Country. In this extensively updated edition, Marcia Langton offers a full range of Indigenous...

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Balgo: Creating Country

Balgo: Creating Country

Balgo: Creating CountryJohn Carty 'In the early days we did painting. Cultural way. For ourselves...

Balgo: Creating CountryJohn Carty 'In the early days we did painting. Cultural way. For ourselves. Then on the mission Sister Alice was working with the young men and women, like Gracie Green and Matthew Gill. We did a lot of landscapes at the start. Then after that people did a lot of paintings for the church. Then we decided we gotta do our own painting now. About ngurra and tjukurrpa. Ngurra are the places we came from, our Country. We came to the mission from Kiwirrkurra, from Canning Sto...

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Country: Future Fire, Future Farming

Country: Future Fire, Future Farming

Country: Future Fire, Future FarmingBruce Pascoe and William Leonard Gammage, edited by Margo Nea...

Country: Future Fire, Future FarmingBruce Pascoe and William Leonard Gammage, edited by Margo Neale What do you need to know to prosper as a people for at least 65,000 years? The First Knowledges series provides a deeper understanding of the expertise and ingenuity of Indigenous Australians. For millennia, Indigenous Australians harvested this continent in ways that can offer contemporary environmental and economic solutions. Bill Gammage and Bruce Pascoe demonstrate how Aboriginal people cul...

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The First Scientists The First Scientists

The First Scientists

The First Scientists: Deadly Inventions and Innovations from Australia's First PeoplesCorey Tutt ...

The First Scientists: Deadly Inventions and Innovations from Australia's First PeoplesCorey Tutt 'The First Scientists' is the highly anticipated, illustrated science book from Corey Tutt of DeadlyScience. With kids aged 7 to 12 years in mind, this book will nourish readers’ love of science and develop their respect for Indigenous knowledge at the same time. Have you ever wondered what the stars can tell us? Did you know the seasons can be predicted just by looking at subtle changes in nature...

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True to the Land

True to the Land

True to the Land: A History of Food in AustraliaPaul van Reyk Spanning 65,000 years, this book pr...

True to the Land: A History of Food in AustraliaPaul van Reyk Spanning 65,000 years, this book provides a history of food in Australia from its beginnings, with the arrival of the first peoples and their stewardship of the land, to a present where the production and consumption of food is fraught with anxieties and competing priorities. It describes how food production in Australia is subject to the constraints of climate, water and soil, leading to centuries of unsustainable agricultural pra...

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Dear Son Dear Son

Dear Son

Dear Son: Letters and Reflections from First Nations Fathers and SonsThomas Mayor 'Dear Son' shar...

Dear Son: Letters and Reflections from First Nations Fathers and SonsThomas Mayor 'Dear Son' shares heartfelt letters written by First Nations men about life, masculinity, love, culture and racism. Along with his own vivid and poignant prose and poetry, author and editor Thomas Mayor invites 12 contributors to write a letter to their son or father, bringing together a range of perspectives that offers the greatest celebration of First Nations manhood. This beautifully designed anthology comes...

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Dark Tales from the Long River

Dark Tales from the Long River

Dark Tales from the Long River: A Bloody History of Australia's North-West FrontierDavid Price De...

Dark Tales from the Long River: A Bloody History of Australia's North-West FrontierDavid Price Delve into the dark history of Western Australia in this collection of true crime stories. From searches for serial killers and missing persons to the persecution of migrants and Aboriginal people, David Price takes us back to a time when the line between lawmakers and criminals was lightly drawn. Based on a wide array of contemporaneous accounts of life in the Gascoyne, these sometimes shocking, so...

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The Dreamtime Heritage

The Dreamtime Heritage

The Dreamtime HeritageAinslie Roberts Classic Aboriginal Myths illustrated by Ainslie Roberts, in...

The Dreamtime HeritageAinslie Roberts Classic Aboriginal Myths illustrated by Ainslie Roberts, in full colour, and back in print after 30 years. A man's Dreaming merged with the Dreamtime. Everything in life, whether tangible or intangible, had been influenced by the people of the Dreamtime: the creators of the world and those who lived in the beginning. Therefore, everything that he saw, did, felt, and experienced was to some degree sacred. The landscape in which an Aboriginal lived was shap...

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The Boy from Birdum

The Boy from Birdum

The Boy from Birdum: The Bill Dempsey StoryBill Dempsey, with Steve Hawke Bill Dempsey is a humbl...

The Boy from Birdum: The Bill Dempsey StoryBill Dempsey, with Steve Hawke Bill Dempsey is a humble achiever. He is known primarily as a champion footballer with West Perth and the Darwin Buffaloes. A premiership captain who played over 400 games in 20 seasons in Perth and the Northern Territory, and a member of the AFL's Indigenous Team of the Century, his record and his achievements compare with the very best. He is revered as a true legend at West Perth. Bill has led a remarkable life. Born...

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Farmers or Hunter-gatherers?

Farmers or Hunter-gatherers?

Farmers or Hunter-gatherers?: The Dark Emu DebateKeryn Walshe and Peter Sutton An authoritative s...

Farmers or Hunter-gatherers?: The Dark Emu DebateKeryn Walshe and Peter Sutton An authoritative study of pre-colonial Australia that dismantles and reframes popular narratives of First Nations land management and food production Australians' understanding of Aboriginal society prior to the British invasion from 1788 has been transformed since the publication of Bruce Pascoe's 'Dark Emu' in 2014. It argued that classical Aboriginal society was more sophisticated than Australians had been led t...

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Treading Lightly

Treading Lightly

Treading Lightly: The hidden wisdom of the world's oldest peopleKarl-Erik Sveiby and Tex Skuthorp...

Treading Lightly: The hidden wisdom of the world's oldest peopleKarl-Erik Sveiby and Tex Skuthorpe We are consuming more than our earth can provide. In Australia, cities and towns struggle to maintain a reliable water supply, climate change triggers droughts which devastate farmland, and fish stocks are running low. It is increasingly clear that we are heading towards collapse if we don't change direction. Aboriginal people taught themselves thousands of years ago how to live sustainably in A...

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Beyond the Lattice

Beyond the Lattice

Beyond the Lattice: Broome's Early YearsSusan Sickert 'Beyond the Lattice' seeks answers to quest...

Beyond the Lattice: Broome's Early YearsSusan Sickert 'Beyond the Lattice' seeks answers to questions about the little-known history of Broome. It steps away from the pearlers' world of privilege and power. Susan looks instead for the heart of the town through the lives of the thousands of Asian, Aboriginal and mixed-race people who lived here. 

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