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The Resource Growing up Aboriginal in Australia, edited by Anita Heiss

Growing up Aboriginal in Australia, edited by Anita Heiss

Label
Growing up Aboriginal in Australia
Title
Growing up Aboriginal in Australia
Statement of responsibility
edited by Anita Heiss
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 that question. Accounts from well-known authors and high-profile identities sit alongside those from newly discovered writers of all ages. All of the contributors speak from the heart ? sometimes calling for empathy, oftentimes challenging stereotypes, always demanding respect.This groundbreaking collection will enlighten, inspire and educate about the lives of Aboriginal people in Australia today
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
305.89915
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Year levels: 9-12
Intended audience source
Black Inc
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Heiss, Anita
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Youth, Aboriginal Australian
  • Australian literature
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
adult
Label
Growing up Aboriginal in Australia, edited by Anita Heiss
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Themes: Aboriginality, identity, kinship, culture, country, Australian history, racism -- publisher's web site
  • Teaching notes by Dr Marnee Shay available from publisher's web site: https://www.blackincbooks.com.au/sites/default/files/Growing%20Up%20Aboriginal_Teaching%20Notes.pdf
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Anita Heiss -- Two tiddas / Susie and Alice Anderson -- Finding ways home / Evlyn Araluen -- It's not over / Bebe Backhouse -- My story / Alicia Bates -- Dear Australia / Don Bemrose -- My father has a story / Tony Birch -- Murri + Migloo = Meeks Mob / Norleen Brinkworth -- Easter, 1969 / Katie Bryan -- So much still pending / Deborah Cheetham -- 'This is Nat, she's Abo' / Natalie Cromb -- Thanks for the childhood travels / Karen Davis -- Growing up beige / Ian Dudley -- Yuya Karraburra / Alice Eather -- White bread dreaming / Shannon Foster -- There are no halves / Jason Goninan -- The sporting life / Adam Goodes -- A Tasmanian Toomelah tiger / Jodi Haines -- I remember / John Hartley -- The streets of my youth / Terri Janke -- What it's like / Keira Jenkins -- My life's voyage / Patrick Johnson -- Red dust kids / Scott Kennedy -- December 21 / Sharon Kingaby -- Growing up, grow up, grown-ups / Ambelin Kwaymullina -- Far enough away to be on my way back home / Jack Latimore -- Black bum / Celeste Liddle -- Recognised / Mathew Lyllyst -- Just a young girl / Taryn Little -- Stranger danger / Amy McQuire -- Grey / Melanie Mununggurr-Williams -- Different times / Doreen Nelson -- When did you first realise you were Aboriginal? / Sharon Payne -- 'Abo Nose' / Zachary Penrith-Puchalski -- Too white to be black, too black to be white . . . / Carol Pettersen -- Living between two knowledge systems / Todd Phillips -- The little town on the railway track / Kerry Reed-Gilbert -- A story from my life / William Russell -- Cronulla to Papuny / Marlee Silva -- Letterbox-gate / Liza-Mare Syron -- From Marree to the city / Frank Szekely -- Nobody puts Baby Spice in a corner / Miranda Tapsell -- Daredevil days / Jared Thomas -- Finding my belonging / Ceane G. Towers -- My childhood / Aileen Walsh -- Life lessons, or something like them / Shahni Wellington -- It's too hot / Alexis West -- Aboriginemo / Alison Whittaker -- Split affinity / John Williams-Mozley -- First, second, third, fourth / Tara June Winch -- The Aboriginal equation / Tamika Worrell -- Notes on Contributors
Control code
000060992829
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781863959810
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1007519784
Label
Growing up Aboriginal in Australia, edited by Anita Heiss
Publication
Note
  • Themes: Aboriginality, identity, kinship, culture, country, Australian history, racism -- publisher's web site
  • Teaching notes by Dr Marnee Shay available from publisher's web site: https://www.blackincbooks.com.au/sites/default/files/Growing%20Up%20Aboriginal_Teaching%20Notes.pdf
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Anita Heiss -- Two tiddas / Susie and Alice Anderson -- Finding ways home / Evlyn Araluen -- It's not over / Bebe Backhouse -- My story / Alicia Bates -- Dear Australia / Don Bemrose -- My father has a story / Tony Birch -- Murri + Migloo = Meeks Mob / Norleen Brinkworth -- Easter, 1969 / Katie Bryan -- So much still pending / Deborah Cheetham -- 'This is Nat, she's Abo' / Natalie Cromb -- Thanks for the childhood travels / Karen Davis -- Growing up beige / Ian Dudley -- Yuya Karraburra / Alice Eather -- White bread dreaming / Shannon Foster -- There are no halves / Jason Goninan -- The sporting life / Adam Goodes -- A Tasmanian Toomelah tiger / Jodi Haines -- I remember / John Hartley -- The streets of my youth / Terri Janke -- What it's like / Keira Jenkins -- My life's voyage / Patrick Johnson -- Red dust kids / Scott Kennedy -- December 21 / Sharon Kingaby -- Growing up, grow up, grown-ups / Ambelin Kwaymullina -- Far enough away to be on my way back home / Jack Latimore -- Black bum / Celeste Liddle -- Recognised / Mathew Lyllyst -- Just a young girl / Taryn Little -- Stranger danger / Amy McQuire -- Grey / Melanie Mununggurr-Williams -- Different times / Doreen Nelson -- When did you first realise you were Aboriginal? / Sharon Payne -- 'Abo Nose' / Zachary Penrith-Puchalski -- Too white to be black, too black to be white . . . / Carol Pettersen -- Living between two knowledge systems / Todd Phillips -- The little town on the railway track / Kerry Reed-Gilbert -- A story from my life / William Russell -- Cronulla to Papuny / Marlee Silva -- Letterbox-gate / Liza-Mare Syron -- From Marree to the city / Frank Szekely -- Nobody puts Baby Spice in a corner / Miranda Tapsell -- Daredevil days / Jared Thomas -- Finding my belonging / Ceane G. Towers -- My childhood / Aileen Walsh -- Life lessons, or something like them / Shahni Wellington -- It's too hot / Alexis West -- Aboriginemo / Alison Whittaker -- Split affinity / John Williams-Mozley -- First, second, third, fourth / Tara June Winch -- The Aboriginal equation / Tamika Worrell -- Notes on Contributors
Control code
000060992829
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
311 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781863959810
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1007519784

Library Locations

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