Anthology of Australian Aboriginal Literature

Anthology of Australian Aboriginal Literature

By: Anita Heiss (author), Peter Minter (author)Paperback

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A rich collection of writing - poetry, prose, and drama - from some of the greatest Australian Aboriginal authors


Foreword / Mick Dodson; Preface / Nicholas Jose; Acknowledgements Anita Heiss and Peter Minter; List of Abbreviations Aboriginal Literature / Anita Heiss and Peter Minter BENNELONG (c. 1764-1813) / Letter to Mr Philips, Lord Sydney's Steward; THOMAS BRUNE (c. 1823-1841): The Aboriginal or Flinders Island Chronicle; The Flinders Island Weekly Chronicle; Weekly Chronicle; MARY ANN ARTHUR (c. 1819-1871) / Letter to Colonial Secretary, Van Diemen's Land; WALTER GEORGE ARTHUR (c. 1820-1861) / Letter to Colonial Secretary, Van Diemen's Land; KITTY BRANGY (c. 1859-1918) / Letter to Edith Brangy; WILLIAM BARAK (c. 1824-1903) / Letter to the Editor by the Coranderrk Aborigines; ANNIE RICH (c. 1859-1937) / Letter to Solicitor, for Captain Page, Secretary of the Victorian Board for the Protection of Aborigines; BESSIE CAMERON (c. 1851-1895) / Letter to the Editor; MAGGIE MOBOURNE (c. 1872-1917) / Petition to D.N. McLeod, Vice-Chairman of the Victorian Board for the Protection of Aborigines; DAVID UNAIPON (1872-1967) / Aborigines, Their Traditions and Customs: Where Did They Come From?: Hungarrda; Narrinyeri Saying; The Voice of the Great Spirit; NORMAN HARRIS (c. 1898-1968) / Letter to Jim Bassett; WILLIAM COOPER (c. 1861-1941) / Petition to the King; ANNA MORGAN (1874-1935) / Under the Black Flag; WILLIAM FERGUSON (1882-1950) and JOHN PATTEN (1905-1957) / Aborigines Claim Citizen Rights! / PEARL GIBBS (1901-1983) / Radio Broadcast; OODGEROO NOONUCCAL (1920-1993) / Speech Launching the Petition of the Federal Council for Aboriginal Advancement; Aboriginal Charter of Rights; The Dispossessed; We Are Going; Assimiliation--No!; Integration--Yes!; The Dawn is at Hand; No More Boomerang; Ballad of the Totems; DOUG NICHOLLS (1906-1988) / Letter to the Editor; YIRRKALA PEOPLE / Yirrkala Bark Petition; NARRITJIN MAYMURU (c. 1916-1981) / Letter to Mr H.E. Giese, Director of Aboriginal Welfare, NT; VINCENT LINGIARI (1919-1988) / Gurindji Petition to Lord Casey, Governor General; JOE TIMBERY (1912-1978) / The Boomerang Racket; CHARLES PERKINS (1936-2000) / Letter to the Editor; JACK DAVIS (1917-2000) / The First-born; The Black Tracker; Warru; Integration; Walker; From No Sugar; JOHN A. NEWFONG (1943-1999) / To Number One Fella Big White Boss; GERRY BOSTOCK (b. 1942) / From Here Comes the Nigger; MONICA CLARE (1924-1973) / From Karobran; KEVIN GILBERT (1933-1993) / People Are Legends; From The Cherry Pickers; Me and Jackomari Talkin' About Land Rights; Redfern; Tree; Speech at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Canberra; Song of Dreamtime; LIONEL FOGARTY (b. 1958) / Shields Strong, Nulla Nullas Alive; Decorative Rasp, Weaved Roots; Ecology; For I Come--Death in Custody; Kath Walker; Dulpai--Ila Ngari Kim Mo-Man; Alcheringa; BRUCE PASCOE (b. 1947) / The Slaughters of the Bulumwaal Butcher; IDA WEST (1919-2003) / From Pride Against Prejudice; ERIC WILLMOT (b. 1936) / From Pemulwuy; GLENYSE WARD (b. 1949) / From Wandering Girl; SALLY MORGAN (b. 1951) / From My Place; PAT TORRES (b. 1956) / Gurrwayi Gurrwayi, The Rain Bird; Wangkaja, The Mangrove Crab; RUBY LANGFORD GINIBI (b. 1934) / From Don't Take Your Love to Town; BURNUM BURNUM (1936-1997) / The Burnum Burnum Declaration; ERROL WEST (1947-2001) / 'Sitting, wondering, do I have a place here?'; GALARRWUY YUNUPINGU (b. 1948) / Barunga Statement; BILL NEIDJIE (c. 1913-2002) / Ahh ... Bush-Honey There!; BOB RANDALL (b. 1934) / Brown Skin Baby; SAM WATSON (b. 1952) / From The Kadaitcha Sung; GRAEME DIXON (b. 1955) / Six Feet of Land Rights; Holocaust Island; ARCHIE ROACH (b. 1955) / Took the Children Away; JIMMY CHI (b. 1948) / From Bran Nue Dae; MANDAWUY YUNUPINGU (b. 1956) / Treaty; JIMMY PIKE (c. 1940-2002) / From Yinti; PHILIP McLAREN (b. 1943) / From Sweet Water ... Stolen Land; KEV CARMODY (b. 1946) / From Little Things Big Things Grow; PATRICK DODSON (b. 1948) / Welcome Speech to Conference on the Position of Indigenous People in National Constitutions; MARCIA LANGTON (b. 1951) / From 'Well, I Heard It on the Radio and I Saw It on the Television ...'; RITA HUGGINS (1921-1996) and JACKIE HUGGINS (b. 1956) / From Auntie Rita; JESSIE LENNON (c. 1925-2000) / From And I Always Been Moving!; ROMAINE MORETON (b. 1969) / Genocide is Never Justified; Don't Let It Make You Over; I Shall Surprise You By My Will; HERB WHARTON (b. 1936) / Boat People--Big Trial; DORIS PILKINGTON (b. 1937) / From Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence; ALF TAYLOR (b. 1947) / The Wool Pickers; LISA BELLEAR (1961-2006) / Women's Liberation; Woman of the Dreaming; Urbanised Reebocks; Taxi; MICK DODSON (b. 1950) / We All Bear the Cost if Apology is Not Paid; ALEXIS WRIGHT (b. 1950) / From Plains of Promise; From Carpentaria; MELISSA LUCASHENKO (b. 1967) / From Steam Pigs; JOHN MUK MUK BURKE (b. 1946) / A Poem for Gran; JENNIFER MARTINIELLO (b. 1949) / Uluru by Champagne; Emily Kngwarreye; KENNY LAUGHTON (b. 1950) / The Tunnel Rats of Phuoc Tuy; KIM SCOTT (b. 1957) / From Benang; BARBARA NICHOLSON (b. 1935) / The Bastards; RICHARD FRANKLAND (b. 1963) / Two World One; KERRY REED-GILBERT (b. 1956) / Let's Get Physical; VIVIENNE CLEVEN (b. 1968) / From Bitin' Back; NOEL PEARSON (b. 1965) / The Need for Intolerance; WESLEY ENOCH (b. 1969) / From Black Medea; SAMUEL WAGAN WATSON (b. 1972) / Recipe for Metropolis Brisbane; For the Wake and Skeleton Dance; White Stucco Dreaming; Cheap White-goods at the Dreamtime Sale; DENNIS McDERMOTT (b. 1946) / Dorothy's Skin; LARISSA BEHRENDT (b. 1969) / From Home; STEPHEN HAGAN (b. 1959) / From The N Word; JIM EVERETT (b. 1942) / planegarrartoothenar; TONY BIRCH (b. 1957) / The True History of Beruk; TERRI JANKE (b. 1966) / Exotica; JARED THOMAS (b. 1976) / The Healing Tree; TARA JUNE WINCH (b. 1983) / From Swallow the Air Glossary; Selected Reading; Sources and Permissions; Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780773534599
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780773534599
  • ISBN10: 0773534598

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