Issue Details: First known date: 1968 1968
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This anthology contains a collection of short stories by several well known authors, representing white Australian attitudes towards Australian Aboriginals.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Cheshire , 1968 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Arandjerai"There is a tale told of Arandjera,", David Forrest , 1955 single work poetry (p. 26-28)
'No Gammon!', Stan Parkes , 1945 single work short story (p. 29-34)
Place of the Throwing Stick, Frank B. Bryning , 1956 single work short story

This is the story of Munyarra's journey from his home territory between the Timor Sea and the Gulf of Carpentaria, to Woomera, the Place of the Throwing Stick in his quest to defeat a mystical monster created by the white men.

(p. 35-43)
Kaijek the Songman, Xavier Herbert , 1941 single work short story
Kaijek wanders the bush hoping to be inspired to invent a song which he must soon perform at a corroboree. Inspiration comes when he is rewarded with tobacco for finding gold for a white prospector.
(p. 44-51)
The Cooboo, Katharine Susannah Prichard , 1927 single work short story
Set on the wide plains of the Murndoo station, 'The Cooboo' is the story of Rose, a Wongana woman, mother, and stockwoman.
(p. 52-56)
Pilgrimage, Mary Durack , 1940 single work short story (p. 57-66)
Littlefeller Working, Donald Stuart , 1959 single work short story (p. 67-73)
Sorrow of Black Alf, P. R. Stephensen , 1968 single work short story (p. 74-77)
Proudly, My Son, Esme A. Gollschewsky , 1961 single work short story (p. 78-90)
The Only One Who Forgot, T. A. G. Hungerford , 1951 single work short story (p. 91-102)
Black Girl in the Street, Judah Waten , 1948 single work short story (p. 103-112)
Note: With title: Black Girl
The Silky Oak, Vance Palmer , 1939 single work short story (p. 113-125)
Beulah, Cecil Mann , 1947 single work short story (p. 126-134)
Clara, Roland Robinson , 1952 single work short story (p. 135-144)
Note: Reprint.
The Rabbiter, Judith Wright , 1956 single work short story (p. 145-152)
The Flight, Katharine Susannah Prichard , 1939 single work short story (p. 153-168)
Note: With title: Flight
The Wire Fences of Jarrabin, Dorothy Hewett , 1964 single work short story (p. 169-181)
Everleigh's Accent, Hal Porter , 1956 single work short story (p. 182-192)
Conflict, Chris Gardner , 1958 single work short story (p. 193-199)
A Girl I Knew Once, D'Arcy Niland , 1968 single work short story (p. 200-211)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Cheshire , 1968 .
      Extent: 242p.
      Note/s:
      • Introduction by Louise E. Rorabacher.
      • Includes biographical notes on each author.

Works about this Work

Untitled Ronald M. Berndt , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , December no. 4 1970; (p. 57-58)

— Review of Aliens in Their Land : The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story 1968 anthology short story
Another Look at the Aboriginal in Fiction W. S. Ransom , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 9 November 1968; (p. 15)

— Review of Aliens in Their Land : The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story 1968 anthology short story
Untitled A.P. , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Advocate , 31 October 1968; (p. 18)

— Review of Aliens in Their Land : The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story 1968 anthology short story
Untitled W. S. Ramson , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 9 November 1968; (p. 15)

— Review of Aliens in Their Land : The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story 1968 anthology short story
Untitled J. S. Ryan , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October vol. 7 no. 12 1968; (p. 217)

— Review of Aliens in Their Land : The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story 1968 anthology short story
Untitled Kylie Tennant , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28 September 1968; (p. 21)

— Review of Aliens in Their Land : The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story 1968 anthology short story
Another Look at the Aboriginal in Fiction W. S. Ransom , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 9 November 1968; (p. 15)

— Review of Aliens in Their Land : The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story 1968 anthology short story
Untitled A.P. , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Advocate , 31 October 1968; (p. 18)

— Review of Aliens in Their Land : The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story 1968 anthology short story
Untitled W. S. Ramson , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 9 November 1968; (p. 15)

— Review of Aliens in Their Land : The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story 1968 anthology short story
Untitled J. S. Ryan , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October vol. 7 no. 12 1968; (p. 217)

— Review of Aliens in Their Land : The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story 1968 anthology short story
Untitled Kylie Tennant , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28 September 1968; (p. 21)

— Review of Aliens in Their Land : The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story 1968 anthology short story
Untitled Ronald M. Berndt , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , December no. 4 1970; (p. 57-58)

— Review of Aliens in Their Land : The Aborigine in the Australian Short Story 1968 anthology short story
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