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Mimi By Ruth Allen
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Mimi is a collection of beautifully illustrated Original Aboriginal Mandala Art. The book recounts, in allegorical style, the story of each of the paintings, 46 in all, and the symbolic meanings... More > behind the icons and imagery. Mimi also acts as an Oracle, or wise and insightful Counsel. Individual paintings in Mimi can be randomly chosen (this is a form of divining). Every Mandala gives unique, intuitive and enlightening messages. This book of Original Aboriginal Art reveals hidden knowledge and universal truths and values, inherently found within the Aboriginal People, the Animals and the Land of Australia.< Less
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope By Graham Wilson
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A story of memory, mine and my fathers Life of a family, growing and learning Place seldom visited, cut off from outside Land of superb beauty, colour and light Wealth of wildlife, crocodiles and... More > buffalo Aboriginal people's land for over 50000 years Place of magic, place of danger, my home< 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
Random Thoughts of an Alien Goddess By Pooks
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After years of wishing to get a book published, Pooks has finally put something together for her fans. It is a combination of her poetry, art, and some of her blog posts (from Wordpress) which shares... More > her struggles, her journey, and creativity. Hope you enjoy!< Less
Lightning Ridge Colourful Gems By Cilka Zagar
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Lightning Ridge is an outback opal-mining town in North West of NSW Australia. The population fluctuates from three to twenty thousand depending on the latest opal rush. This, the world’s opal... More > capital, has miners from over fifty countries; they brought with them political and religious beliefs, traditions and memories. Gradually they blended into a unique society with a new culture, new character, new morals and ideals. Prospectors come to Lightning Ridge in search of the elusive rainbow gem that would make them instantly rich, loved, and respected. Ratters are gem thieves who masquerade as prospectors, wait until a miner hits opal and then loot his mine. Ratting is the worst crime possible in the eyes of Lightning Ridge opal mining community. Red on black opal is the dream Lightning Ridge opal miners live on.< Less
The Biboolmirn ‘Paperbark People’ from the South West Region of Australia: A Glimpse of Traditional Life and Customs By Joe ‘jopossum’ Collard
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“This book is about the Biboolmirn people written from a Nyoongar(man’s) perspective. Since the horizon of time the Biboolmirn occupied the south west of Western Australia from Jurien Bay... More > to Israelite bay. Traditionally history and culture has been passed down from person to person through story telling from the old people and yarning around the campfire. This book presents the reader with the opportunity of an unprecedented insight into one of the oldest Aboriginal tribal groups of Australia.”< Less
Australia: Distant Encounters By Stephen Platt
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Australia is far-flung and until the airplane overcame the tyranny of distance Australia was terra incognita. Aboriginals of Australia are one of the oldest living peoples of the world having... More > occupied the same territory longer than any other human population, about 50,000 years. They believe their ancestors brought the world into being by naming the landscape and the creatures that inhabit it. They sing to keep the land alive and their songs are stories of ancestor figures and a GPS to help guide them over vast distances. In Sydney and were treated to a spectacular exhibition of Aboriginal art and dance depicting places along the Canning Stock Route in Western Australia but we missed a visit to the Opera House and ferry rides across the harbour because of a mix-up with the flights. In Perth we attended the 60th Perth International Arts Festival with a dawn-dusk opening that aimed to reconcile the Nyungar guardians of Mudurup Rocks at Cottesloe with modern Australia.< Less

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