Aboriginal art and culture

Homeland Calling

Homeland Calling

Homeland Calling: Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander VoicesElle...

Homeland Calling: Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander VoicesEllen van Neerven (editor) A new generation of deadly, young poets has emerged in Australia. 'Homeland Calling' is a collection of poems created from hip-hop song lyrics that channel culture and challenge stereotypes. Written by First Nations youth from communities all around Australia, the powerful words display a maturity beyond their years. Edited by award-winning author and poet Ellen van Neerven,...

$24.95

Finding the Heart of the Nation

Finding the Heart of the Nation

Finding the Heart of the Nation: The Journey of the Uluru Statement towards Voice, Treaty and Tru...

Finding the Heart of the Nation: The Journey of the Uluru Statement towards Voice, Treaty and TruthThomas Mayor This is a book for all Australians. Since the Uluru Statement from the Heart was formed in 2017, Thomas Mayor has travelled around the country to promote its vision of a better future for Indigenous Australians. He’s visited communities big and small, often with the Uluru Statement canvas rolled up in a tube under his arm. Through the story of his own journey and interviews with 20 ...

$39.99

From the Bukarikara

From the Bukarikara

From the Bukarikara: The Lore of the Southwest Kimberly through the Art of Butcher Joe NanganKim...

From the Bukarikara: The Lore of the Southwest Kimberly through the Art of Butcher Joe NanganKim Akerman Butcher Joe Nangan was one of those charismatic people who exercised a most profound impact on all who met him. Having spent his life acquiring the ritual knowledge and lore, not only of his own Nyikina and Walmajarri forbears but also that pertaining to the lands of his neighbours, Nangan believed that he could, through his art; present his world to a wider audience. With pencil, paint a...

$45.00

That was My Home

That was My Home

That Was My Home: Voices from the Noongar Camps in Fremantle and the Western SuburbsDenise Cook '...

That Was My Home: Voices from the Noongar Camps in Fremantle and the Western SuburbsDenise Cook 'That Was My Home' explores the hidden histories of the Noongar camps around Fremantle, Swanbourne and Shenton Park in the suburbs of Perth along the Swan River. The focus is the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, a time when many Noongar people lived with their families in camps. The voices of Noongar people, juxtaposed with information from the archives, photographs and stories from others in the community...

$29.95

Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

Margo Neale (editor) This stunning companion to the National Museum of Australia's blockbuster In...

Margo Neale (editor) 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, of which the Seven Sisters songline is one of the most extensive. Through stunning artworks (many created especially for the exhibition), story, and in-depth analysis, the book will provide the definitive resource...

$49.95

Dark Emu

Dark Emu

Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of AgricultureBruce Pascoe 'Dark Emu' argues for a ...

Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of AgricultureBruce Pascoe 'Dark Emu' argues for a reconsideration of the 'hunter-gatherer' tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians and attempts to rebut the colonial myths that have worked to justify dispossession. Accomplished author Bruce Pascoe provides compelling evidence from the diaries of early explorers that suggests that systems of food production and land management have been blatantly understated in modern retellings of early Abori...

$22.95

Noongar Bush Medicine

Noongar Bush Medicine

Noongar Bush Medicine: Medicinal Plants of the South-West of Western AustraliaVivienne Hansen and...

Noongar Bush Medicine: Medicinal Plants of the South-West of Western AustraliaVivienne Hansen and John Horsfall For over 50,000 years before colonisation, the Noongar people were much healthier than most Aboriginal Australians are today. Living in the open, in a land largely free from disease, they benefited from a better diet, more exercise, less stress and a supportive community. In 'Noongar Bush Medicine', the authors have recorded information on many of the medicinal plants that were regu...

$34.95

AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia

AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia

AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia The map is an attempt to represent the language, tribal or na...

AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia The map is an attempt to represent the language, tribal or nation groups of the Aboriginal peoples of Australia. Aboriginal groups were included on the map based on the published resources available between 1988 and 1994 which determine the cultural, language and trade boundaries and relationships between groups. The map was developed along with the Encyclopedia of Aboriginal Australia as part of a research project. The borders between groups are purposeful...

$14.95

Noongar Bush Tucker by Vivienne Hansen and John Horsfall

Noongar Bush Tucker

Noongar Bush Tucker: Bush Food Plants and Fungi of the South-West of Western AustraliaVivienne Ha...

Noongar Bush Tucker: Bush Food Plants and Fungi of the South-West of Western AustraliaVivienne Hansen and John Horsfall Before the colonisation of Australia, Aboriginal Australians lived on a wonderful larder of fresh fruit, vegetables and lean meat, in a land largely free from disease with more exercise, less stress and supportive communities. Today, in Aboriginal communities all over Australia, there are higher instances of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, renal disease, some types of cancer...

$34.95

Chunyart and the Cheeky Parrot Chunyart and the Cheeky Parrot

Chunyart and the Cheeky Parrot

Alton WalleyIllustrated by Sandy Fordham, Rosalie Okely and Richard Walley Chunyart had dreamed o...

Alton WalleyIllustrated by Sandy Fordham, Rosalie Okely and Richard Walley Chunyart had dreamed of this day since he was a little boy. He was finally old enough to go hunting with his dad. A young Nyoongar boy called Chunyart is taking his first journey towards becoming a man. He has much to learn from his family about the land and its useful plants. But with a cheeky parrot for a friend, there is plenty of mischief along the way. This book has been produced by Kings Park Education to celebra...

$19.95