Author's note: In 1964, Kath Walker (Oodgeroo Noonucal) published a poem written to her son. Nothing has changed - all of our sons still suffer from things they can't express).
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yFrom Our Hearts : An Anthology of New Aboriginal Writing from Southwest Western AustraliaJan Teagle Kapetas
Valmae Dalgetty Whalley
South Fremantle:Kadadjiny Mia Walyalup Writers,2000Z10592202000anthology autobiography biography life story poetry prose short story This anthology features the works of 19 authors and four contributing artists who bring together 'personal histories, poetry, biographies, autobiographies and social commentary, all from the heart. Words about love, family, pain, memories and hope, with a common thread of family hardship but survival amongst strong family ties. ...Many of the works in this anthology are tributes to family members, mothers, fathers, grandparents, children, brothers and sisters, talking about what they lessons they taught and their life experiences...The land and country also provides a common theme for the contributors.' Source: http://www.abc.net.au/ (Sighted 15/12/09)South Fremantle:Kadadjiny Mia Walyalup Writers,2000