We Are Survivors single work   drama   Indigenous story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1984 1984
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

We are Survivors'is a raw and clear-eyed portrayal of the circumstances facing Tasmanian Aborigines in the post World War II years and the forces which shaped their emerging political activism.' (Source: Australianplays.org)

Production Details

  • Premiered in the Peacock Theatre, Hobart, 1 December, 1984 for the Salamanca Arts Festival.

  • Length: 50mins

    Cast: Merle Moore, Rod Gibbins, Cheryl Fulton, Brian Mansell, Bobbi Dillion, robert Arnol, Leeanne Burgess, Jamie Everett, Jim Everett and Guest Actor, Cliff Barwick.

    Publisher: Australian Script Centre.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1984
Notes:
Includes glossary

Works about this Work

Introduction. We Are Survivors: The Persistence of Life and Hope in Aboriginal Marriage, Family and Kinship Practices Victoria Grieves , 2013 single work essay
— Appears in: The Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia , vol. 4 no. 1 2013; (p. 1-5)
'This selection of writing about the Aboriginal family opens with We Are Survivors, the play by Tasmanian Aboriginal poet and playwriting Puralia Jim Everett... It is a charming and illuminating vignette of Tasmanian Aboriginal family dynamics that are modern as well as being inextricably a part of cultural continuity.' (Source: Introduction)
Introduction. We Are Survivors: The Persistence of Life and Hope in Aboriginal Marriage, Family and Kinship Practices Victoria Grieves , 2013 single work essay
— Appears in: The Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia , vol. 4 no. 1 2013; (p. 1-5)
'This selection of writing about the Aboriginal family opens with We Are Survivors, the play by Tasmanian Aboriginal poet and playwriting Puralia Jim Everett... It is a charming and illuminating vignette of Tasmanian Aboriginal family dynamics that are modern as well as being inextricably a part of cultural continuity.' (Source: Introduction)
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