Abstract of Yamaji Rich by Charmaine Papertalk-Green, 2007.
Yamitji Rich single work   poetry   "Uncle often said - Yamatjis are rich people"
Alternative title: Yamatji Rich
Issue Details: First known date: 2000 2000
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  • A Yamatji or Yamitji is an Aboriginal person from the north-west of Western Australia (ie the Pilbara, the Gascoyne and the Murchison areas).

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  • Appears in:
    y Those Who Remain Will Always Remember : An Anthology of Aboriginal Writing Anne Brewster (editor), Angeline O'Neill (editor), Rosemary van den Berg (editor), Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2000 Z339537 2000 anthology poetry prose biography essay short story life story autobiography biography interview non-fiction essay prose Indigenous story (taught in 4 units)

    'Culture and identity, suffering and the triumph of survival thread their way through the short stories, poems, legends, song lyrics, essays and commentaries in this... anthology of Aboriginal writing.

    Representing a range of regional and cultural differences, age groups and social circumstances, it is a testimony to the importance of the past in the construction of a better future.' Source: Publisher's blurb

    Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2000
    pg. 152
  • Appears in:
    y Just Like That and Other Poems Charmaine Papertalk-Green , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2007 Z1382247 2007 selected work poetry

    'Charmaine Papertalk-Green’s poetry is intense and direct. She says what she means and is willing to take on issues that affect her community from outside and from within. She writes of Indigenous loss, but also about tensions and conflicts among her own people. For Papertalk-Green, culture isn’t in the past, it’s all around in the here and now.' (Source: Publisher's website)

    Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2007
    pg. 14
  • Appears in:
    y Land Anthology Yarning Strong Land Anthology South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 2011 Z1794666 2011 anthology extract poetry lyric/song drama children's South Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 2011 pg. 7
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