Content tagged with Writers

Writing Never Arrives Naked: Early Aboriginal cultures of writing in Australia

Summary In Writing never arrives naked, Penny van Toorn engages our minds and hearts. Her academically innovative book reveals the resourceful and...

Publication or resource - 29 Jan 2015

Born of the Conquerers: Selected essays by Judith Wright

Summary One of Australia's best known poets, Judith Wright, brings together for the first time a selection of twenty-one essays. Her messages...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Black Mary and Gunjies: Two plays by Julie Janson

Summary An introduction to Black Mary and Gungies, both plays written by award-winning Aboriginal playwright, Julie Janson, provides interesting...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Auntie Rita

Summary 'Most people call me Auntie Rita, whites as well as Aboriginal people. Auntie is a term of respect of our older women folk. You don...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

The road to Australia: Memoirs of Vladimir Kabo

Summary Russian ethnographer Vladimir Kabo's passion for more than 30 years has been the study of Australia's Indigenous people. Continually...

Publication or resource - 20 Jan 2015

Dhuuluu-Yala: To talk straight

Summary Dhuuluu-Yala is a Wiradjuri phrase meaning ‘to talk straight’ and this book is straight talk about publishing Indigenous...

Publication or resource - 19 Jan 2015

Writing Never Arrives Naked: Early Aboriginal cultures of writing in Australia

Summary In Writing never arrives naked, Penny van Toorn engages our minds and hearts. Her academically innovative book reveals the resourceful and...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

The Legend of the Seven Sisters: A traditional Aboriginal story from Western Australia

Summary In this wonderful retelling of a Dreaming story of the Wongutha people from the Eastern goldfields, Aboriginal author May O'Brien ...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Bittangabee Tribe: An Aboriginal story from Coastal New South Wales

Summary Written by Aboriginal students at Bega TAFE, and illustrated by Aboriginal children from Eden Public School, this delightful book tells...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Back on The Block: Bill Simon’s Story

Summary Stolen, beaten, deprived of his liberty and used as child labour, Bill Simon’s was not a normal childhood. He was told his mother...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

The Rain Flower

Summary The Rain Flower is an adventure story about the journey of the night creatures and the day creatures to find a rain flower that will...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Bangu the Flying Fox: A Dreamtime story of the Yuin people of Wallaga Lake

Summary A traditional Dreaming story from the Yuin people of Wallaga Lake, Bangu explores the importance of belonging and identification. Simply...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014