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Book of the Week

Date Published: 15/06/2021

Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray by Anita Heiss is a story that everyone should read. It raises awareness of First Nations’ perspectives on the early days of white settlement and introduces the reader to the Wiradyuri language. Based on true events, it’s a

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 20/04/2021

With the current national discussion around the 30th anniversary of the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, it is fitting that our Book of the Week also tells an indigenous story.  Took the Children Away, the iconic song of the Stolen

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 22/03/2021

The Boy from the Mish by Gary Lonesborough is a funny, heart-warming queer Indigenous YA novel that tells a story about discovering who you are and finding love.  A stunning debut novel, it is funny, honest and beautifully written. Lonesborough

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Anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generation

Date Published: 08/02/2021

13 February 2021 marks the 13th anniversary of the day the Australian Government said sorry in Parliament, acknowledging the pain and suffering caused to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by the forced removal of their children from family, community,

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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Date Published: 06/05/2018

What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? Edited by Anita Heiss, this anthology of 52 unique and diverse stories articulates what it has been like for people on the ground who have grown up Aboriginal in Australia.

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