Token Kooris : Blackfellas for Hire single work   radio play   poetry   satire   "Everyone's looking for a token Koori, a blackfella for hire."
Issue Details: First known date: 1998 1998
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  • In I'm Not Racist, But... subtitle includes: (radio play)
  • Author's note I'm Not Racist, But... : Sydney, 1998
  • Author's note: Gold Coast 1997

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Token Koori Anita Heiss , Sydney : Curringa Communications , 1998 Z37591 1998 selected work poetry

    'Following her satirical look at Ozzie Kulture in Sacred Cows, Anita Heiss ventured into the world of poetry with some hard-hitting realities about contemporary Aboriginality. Her journey as an urban blackfella is touch by politics, passion and personal growth.' (Source: Anita Heiss website)

    Sydney : Curringa Communications , 1998
    pg. 6
  • Appears in:
    y I'm Not Racist, But... : A Collection of Social Observations Anita Heiss , Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2007 Z1387344 2007 selected work poetry (taught in 4 units) I'm Not Racist, but ... is a collection of social observations, thoughts and conversations that will challenge the reader to consider issues of imposed and real Aboriginal identity, the process of reconciliation and issues around saying 'sorry', notions of 'truth' and integrity, biculturalism and invisible whiteness, entrenched racism and political correctness.' Source: Publisher's blurb. Cambridge : Salt Publishing , 2007 pg. 69-70
    Note: Author note: This is a one-sided conversation. Phone rings, female voice answers the call.
  • Appears in:
    y Southerly Elizabeth Webby vol. 67 no. 1-2 2007 Z1416299 2007 periodical issue '...our task is simply to offer Elizabeth these pages as a sign of admiration, thankfulness, and great affection'. (Editorial) 2007 pg. 303-304
  • Appears in:
    y Antipodes : Poetic Responses Margaret Bradstock (editor), Putney : Phoenix Education , 2011 Z1760960 2011 anthology poetry extract Antipodes, representing poets born between 1790 and 1983, provides a wonderful introduction to the changing views of Australia and its history over the past two hundred years as well as to the excellent poetry that is part of our heritage. -- Emeritus Professor Elizabeth Webby (from the Foreword) Putney : Phoenix Education , 2011 pg. 141
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