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Wardarnji By Peter Riedt
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Let the beauty of the oldest songs, dances and language in the world transport you to another place, as fires burn long into the evening and people come together to celebrate Indigenous Australian... More > culture. The past will not prevent the future to be a bright one of togetherness and mutual understanding.< Less
Left wing-right wing-same bird By Cilka Zagar
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Cilka Zagar, was born in Slovenia but she worked as a primary school teacher in Australia. Most of her work was in special education. She has been an Aboriginal liaison officer and have often... More > represented the views of Aborigines and migrants. She writes fiction and non-fiction and had books published in English and Slovenian languages.< Less
Stories from the Origin By Anne Z Parker
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Stories from the Origin invites you to enter the life of Australian Aboriginal communities in the central desert of Australia through delightful and respectful stories that reveal their history and... More > culture. It is in ordinary moments of every day life that the author and the reader come to know the Dreamtime.< Less
Stories from the Origin By Anne Z Parker
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Stories from the Origin invites you to enter the life of Australian Aboriginal communities in the central desert of Australia through delightful and respectful stories that reveal their history and... More > culture. It is in ordinary moments of every day life that the author and the reader come to know the Dreamtime.< Less
Wurruk: Reflections in Black and White By Vaughan Nikitin
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Enter the reflective world of Wurruk (earth/story), a bullum (dual) memoir of the lives of bullum (two) tallumart (young men) as told by Vaughan Nikitin - in relation to his aboriginal yunki (mate)... More > and brogan (brother), Tommy Hinkins: together, this is their self-portrait. Share their search for identity in this journey through space, time and the unforgotten language of their ancestors (the legends of the kurnai and mountain cattlemen). Wurruk is one man’s attempt to reconcile with (his) place by way of a part real, part imagined memoir. The author juxtaposes his own story with that of his doppelgänger, Tommy Hinkins, of the Kurnai people, the first people of Gippsland, Australia, leading up to the death of one by the Den of Nargun, near the Mitchell River in eastern Victoria. This is the first 'novel' in the world (in the 'Wurruk') to be written in the ancient language of the Kurnai people (now partly translated back into English for accessibility). Includes Kurnai (aboriginal) language glossary.< Less
Wurruk: Reflections in Black and White By Vaughan Nikitin
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Enter the reflective world of Wurruk (earth/story), a bullum (dual) memoir of the lives of bullum (two) tallumart (young men) as told by Vaughan Nikitin - in relation to his aboriginal yunki (mate)... More > and brogan (brother), Tommy Hinkins: together, this is their self-portrait. Share their search for identity in this journey through space, time and the unforgotten language of their ancestors (the legends of the kurnai and mountain cattlemen). Wurruk is one man’s attempt to reconcile with (his) place by way of a part real, part imagined memoir. The author juxtaposes his own story with that of his doppelgänger, Tommy Hinkins, of the Kurnai people, the first people of Gippsland, Australia, leading up to the death of one by the Den of Nargun, near the Mitchell River in eastern Victoria. This is the first 'novel' in the world (in the 'Wurruk') to be written in the ancient language of the Kurnai people (now partly translated back into English for accessibility). Includes Kurnai (aboriginal) language glossary.< Less
Nothing Week By Pete Hancock
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'Nothing Week' is the other week following pay-week when those with something left in their pockets contribute to the well-being of others whose meagre income has been largely absorbed by 'book-up'... More > or gambling. Set in the remote South Australian township of Oodnadatta on the edge of the Simpson Desert, this enriching narrative offers a bridge into Aboriginal culture following the ups and downs which typify life in that unique community. A number of contemporary social and political issues are discussed in the context of a fictional five-week slice of time from the third week of May through to June.< Less
Left wing-right wing, same bird. Stories of a migrant By Cilka Zagar
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Left wing- right wing-same bird is a story about the people and places that left traces on my soul. It tells about Slovenia, my native country, and Australia my chosen homeland. I followed Joe, my... More > husband, to sugar cane fields and Snowy Mountains hydroelectric scheme and to our Promised land-Canberra. The rainbow colours of black opal finally lured Joe to Lightning Ridge opal fields. I followed and met Aborigines. My father said that I can be whoever I want to be, when I close my eyes and imagine. When times were difficult I closed my eyes and escaped into my magic land.< Less
Dreamtime Awry By Matt Howarth
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The Singleton Expedition is the first investigation team to safely land on Australian soil since the Shroud fell in 2001 and drove the population from the land, covering the entire continent with an... More > impenetrable mist. It’s an empty landscape now, denuded of all life and traces of prior civilization--but there’s a deadly destiny awaiting the Expedition amid the mists as they are unwillingly drawn into a cosmic struggle of powerful sorcerers. Can djanga science defeat aborigine magic, or does the fate of the lost continent rest in the hands of a glorified chauffeur?< Less
Veronica By Douglas Holleley
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This book consists of 107 color photographs made on the rock platforms of two beaches located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, some 50 miles north of Sydney, Australia. These rock platforms... More > are notable for their complex, mysterious and indeed beautiful appearance. It almost seems that the earth itself has written the story of its own creation on very face of the rock. The story is expressed in visual, symbolic terms by the vibrant colors and evocative structures of this geologically blessed landscape. Of particular interest is the quite extraordinary juxtaposition of both Christian and Pre-Christian imagery comfortably and respectfully co-existing in the same space. This book is named after Saint Veronica who it is said, wiped Jesus’ face while he was suffering under the weight of the cross. In so doing, His image was miraculously imprinted on the cloth.< Less

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What May Come What May Come By Robert Grant
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