Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing - behaviors incon... read more
Tourism Australia statistics show that many overseas tourists, as well as Australians, are keen to learn more about Australia's first peoples. And while the Indigenous tourism industry continues to grow, no comprehensive... read more
Childhood stories of family, country and belonging
What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled by award-winning author Anita Heiss, showcases many diverse voices, experiences and stories in order to answer tha... read more
Soon we will all decide if and how Indigenous Australians will be recognised in the Constitution. In this essential book, several leading writers and thinkers provide a road map to recognition. Starting with the Uluru Statement from the Heart, these el... read more
|Awards:||Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction 2003 and NSW Premier's Literary Award Book of the Year 2003.|
A history for every Australian who is interested in the story of settler-Australia's relations with Indigenous people--what happened between us, how we learnt to forget and, finally, how we came to confront the truth about our past and build a movement for reconciliation.
|Author:||Charmaine Papertalk-Green; John Kinsella|
From well-known poets Charmaine Papertalk Green and John Kinsella comes a tete-a-tete that is powerful, thought provoking, challenging and unapologetic. Papertalk Green and Kinsella call into question what we think we know about our country, colonisation, land and i... read more
From boulders to bee hives, from mountains to coral, Bronwyn Bancroft explores the shapes that form the Australian landscape. In Shapes of Australia, she introduces readers to ways of thinking about how shapes are represented in nature.
Between the covers of this captivating publication from Cyclops Press is a story demonstrating the positive power and importance of fire on the Australian landscape told by Cape York Indigenous Elders and Community Leaders. The tradition of managing the land wi... read more
Australian Dreaming is the first Aboriginal history of the Australian continent and its people, as told by Aboriginal storytellers. It recounts epic travels of the Great Spirit Ancestors and tells how they created the animals and plants and gave birth to the earliest people of this land.
Patterns of Australia represents a series of Australian landscapes and habitats in "patterns," as seen through the eyes of acclaimed indigenous artist Bronwyn Bancroft. Each landscape contains animals, birds, plants, and flowers particular to that landscape hidden within... read more
On Track tells the story of John Blay's long-distance search for the Bundian Way, an important Aboriginal pathway between Mt Kosciuszko and Twofold Bay near Eden on the New South Wales far south coast. The 360-kilometre route traverses some of the nation's mos... read more