The Resource Merrilee Lands : author and publicist, Merrilee Lands

Merrilee Lands : author and publicist, Merrilee Lands

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Merrilee Lands : author and publicist
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Merrilee Lands
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author and publicist
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Merrilee Lands
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Language
eng
Summary
Summary of history and publications of Magabala Books, Broome (WA) for which Merrilee Lands is Information and Promotions Officer as well as an author in her own right; Magabala set up to preserve traditional material as oral tradition breaking down; Aboriginal people wished to retain control of their stories, not have researchers record and take them away; aim to publish Aboriginal author's personal histories and stories and put their point of view; hope to raise public awareness of Aboriginal issues; discusses several of Magabala's publications; tells of feelings of not being accepted by wider community and importance of raising self confident and proud children; discusses Magabala provision of Aboriginal books for new generation of children; discusses need for Aboriginal, not just European material for all school children; Magabala school projects; need to show positive sides of Aboriginal life
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1963-
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Lands, Merrilee
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Lands, Merrilee
  • Magabala Books
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Merrilee Lands : author and publicist, Merrilee Lands
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Publication
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Merrilee Lands : author and publicist, Merrilee Lands
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    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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