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y Whispers of This Wik Woman single work   life story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2004 2004
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Abstract

'This absorbing and personal account of Wik activist Jean George Awumpun offers a rare understanding of Aboriginal identity and traditional land. To illustrate her proud Alngith Wikwaya beginnings, Awumpun's early history is told through family member and Alngith descendant Fiona Doyle. This ancestral history combines with the story of Awumpun's struggle in the Wik native title claims, which advanced the earlier Mabo Decision onto mainland Australia.

Using photographs, traditionally inspired art and language terms, Fiona Doyle invites us into the heart of Cape York's Wikwaya country.' Source: Publisher's blurb

Notes

  • Dedication: To my Granny Awumpun (Jean George) whose name and life story will continue to exist in time.
  • Premiered at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane produced by Kooemba Jdarra Indigenous Performing Arts Company in 2007.
  • Other formats: Also e-book.

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Works about this Work

Untitled Jean Yates , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Books from Our Backyard : Must-Read Books from Queensland 2006; (p. 97)

— Review of Whispers of This Wik Woman Fiona Doyle 2004 single work life story
Untitled Jennifer Tannoch-Bland , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Queensland Review , vol. 12 no. 1 2005; (p. 106-107)

— Review of Whispers of This Wik Woman Fiona Doyle 2004 single work life story
Book Tribute to a Wise Woman Elizabeth Burrows , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 17 November no. 339 2004; (p. 30)
The Need to Know Kathy Hunt , 2004-2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 21 December - 11 January vol. 122 no. 6452 2004-2005; (p. 130)

— Review of Whispers of This Wik Woman Fiona Doyle 2004 single work life story ; In Tasmania Nicholas Shakespeare 2004 single work prose
Nagged into Writing by Nana's Whispers Natalie Gregg , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 October 2003; (p. 17)
The Need to Know Kathy Hunt , 2004-2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 21 December - 11 January vol. 122 no. 6452 2004-2005; (p. 130)

— Review of Whispers of This Wik Woman Fiona Doyle 2004 single work life story ; In Tasmania Nicholas Shakespeare 2004 single work prose
Untitled Jennifer Tannoch-Bland , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Queensland Review , vol. 12 no. 1 2005; (p. 106-107)

— Review of Whispers of This Wik Woman Fiona Doyle 2004 single work life story
Untitled Jean Yates , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Books from Our Backyard : Must-Read Books from Queensland 2006; (p. 97)

— Review of Whispers of This Wik Woman Fiona Doyle 2004 single work life story
Book Tribute to a Wise Woman Elizabeth Burrows , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 17 November no. 339 2004; (p. 30)
Nagged into Writing by Nana's Whispers Natalie Gregg , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 3 October 2003; (p. 17)
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