Aboriginal art and culture

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...

$29.95

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...

$49.95

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...

$34.95

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...

$32.99

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...

$19.95

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...

$34.95

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...

$35.00

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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Tree Story Tree Story

Tree Story

Tree StoryCharlotte Day and Melissa Ratliff (editors) 'Tree Story' brings together creative pract...

Tree StoryCharlotte Day and Melissa Ratliff (editors) 'Tree Story' brings together creative practices from around the world to create a ‘forest’ of ideas relating to critical environmental and sustainability issues. At its foundation - or roots - are Indigenous ways of knowing and a recognition of trees as our ancestors and family. Produced to accompany a major international group exhibition and podcast, the reader connects tree stories across time and place. Featuring varied contributions fr...

$49.95

Design: Building on Country

Design: Building on Country

Design: Building on CountryAlison Page and Professor Paul Memmott, edited by Margo Neale Aborigin...

Design: Building on CountryAlison Page and Professor Paul Memmott, edited by Margo Neale Aboriginal design is of a distinctly cultural nature, based in the Dreaming and in ancient practices grounded in Country. It is visible in the aerodynamic boomerang, the ingenious design of fish traps and the precise layouts of community settlements that strengthen social cohesion.  Alison Page and Paul Memmott show how these design principles of sophisticated function, sustainability and storytelling, re...

$21.95

My Tidda, My Sister

My Tidda, My Sister

My Tidda, My Sister: Stories of Strength and Resilience from Australia’s First WomenMarlee Silva...

My Tidda, My Sister: Stories of Strength and Resilience from Australia’s First WomenMarlee Silva Tidda means sister. And tiddas are stronger together. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and society has existed on this continent for millennia. It's a culture that manifests itself as the ultimate example of resilience, strength and beauty. It’s also a culture that has consistently been led by its women. 'My Tidda, My Sister' shares the experiences of many Indigenous women and girls,...

$29.95