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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Welcome to Country
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'This is an expansive and generous Welcome to Country from a most respected Elder, Aunty Joy Murphy, beautifully given form by Indigenous artist Lisa Kennedy.

'Welcome to the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri People. We are part of this land and the land is part of us. This is where we come from. Wominjeka Wurundjeri balluk yearmenn koondee bik. Welcome to Country.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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Unit Suitable ForAC: Year 3 (NSW Stage 2)

DurationThis is an extensive unit that might take up to 6 weeks

Curriculum Summary

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Themes

Aboriginal history and culture, Books by Indigenous creators, connection to place, connection to the natural world, connections to Country, Respect, the environment

General Capabilities

Ethical understanding, Intercultural understanding

Cross-curriculum Priorities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures, Sustainability

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Newtown, Marrickville - Camperdown area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Black Dog Books , 2016 .
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      Extent: 32p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 August 2016.
      ISBN: 9781922244871
    • Massachusetts,
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Candlewick Press ,
      2018 .
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      Extent: 32 p.p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published January 2018.

      ISBN: 9780763694999
    • Newtown, Marrickville - Camperdown area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Walker Books Australia , 2020 .
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      Extent: 26p.p.
      Edition info: Board book
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 April 2020.
      ISBN: 9781760652005
    • Newtown, Marrickville - Camperdown area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Walker Books Australia , 2020 .
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      Edition info: Slipcase edition
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published 5th November 2020.
      ISBN: 9781760652173

Works about this Work

Embedding Indigenous Perspectives in Reviewing Welcome to Country with Australian High-School Students: Chenoa Masters , Jo Lampert , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Jeunesse : Young People, Texts, Culture , Winter vol. 8 no. 2 2016; (p. 142-151)

— Review of Welcome to Country Joy Wandin Murphy , 2016 single work picture book

'The writing of this book review and the unusual form it ultimately took came about because of a variety of fortuitous coincidences. To begin with, I was asked if I was interested in writing a review of Indigenous children’s literature for this journal. I was interested, but as a non-Indigenous woman, I felt it would be a better, more accurate review if written by an Indigenous reviewer, so I gave the editors some potential names. The same week, the Ashgrove Children’s Literature Festival in Brisbane, Australia, contacted me and asked if I would like to run a workshop at a private secondary school during Literature Week. I have been involved for some time in the work of embedding Indigenous perspectives in curricula, so an opportunity to apply them to an “authentic” school-based workshop as part of a literary festival seemed too good an opportunity to forgo. The third coincidence: I was getting to know Chenoa Masters, an impressive young Indigenous pre-service teacher. And so this project came together. Chenoa and I decided that we would lead the workshop and review a new Indigenous-authored picture book, Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy’s Welcome to Country, together with the high-school students who took part in the workshop. In the process, we would all engage in what we expected would be an authentic book-reviewing workshop (authentic because it was to be published), with a genuine reason to embed Indigenous perspectives.' (Introduction)

Welcome to Country : Aunty Joy Murphy Merle Morcom , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , October 2016; (p. 60)

— Review of Welcome to Country Joy Wandin Murphy , 2016 single work picture book
Review : Welcome to Country Katharine England , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 1 October 2016; (p. 36)

— Review of Welcome to Country Joy Wandin Murphy , 2016 single work picture book
Review : Welcome to Country Katharine England , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 1 October 2016; (p. 36)

— Review of Welcome to Country Joy Wandin Murphy , 2016 single work picture book
Welcome to Country : Aunty Joy Murphy Merle Morcom , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , October 2016; (p. 60)

— Review of Welcome to Country Joy Wandin Murphy , 2016 single work picture book
Embedding Indigenous Perspectives in Reviewing Welcome to Country with Australian High-School Students: Chenoa Masters , Jo Lampert , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Jeunesse : Young People, Texts, Culture , Winter vol. 8 no. 2 2016; (p. 142-151)

— Review of Welcome to Country Joy Wandin Murphy , 2016 single work picture book

'The writing of this book review and the unusual form it ultimately took came about because of a variety of fortuitous coincidences. To begin with, I was asked if I was interested in writing a review of Indigenous children’s literature for this journal. I was interested, but as a non-Indigenous woman, I felt it would be a better, more accurate review if written by an Indigenous reviewer, so I gave the editors some potential names. The same week, the Ashgrove Children’s Literature Festival in Brisbane, Australia, contacted me and asked if I would like to run a workshop at a private secondary school during Literature Week. I have been involved for some time in the work of embedding Indigenous perspectives in curricula, so an opportunity to apply them to an “authentic” school-based workshop as part of a literary festival seemed too good an opportunity to forgo. The third coincidence: I was getting to know Chenoa Masters, an impressive young Indigenous pre-service teacher. And so this project came together. Chenoa and I decided that we would lead the workshop and review a new Indigenous-authored picture book, Aunty Joy Murphy and Lisa Kennedy’s Welcome to Country, together with the high-school students who took part in the workshop. In the process, we would all engage in what we expected would be an authentic book-reviewing workshop (authentic because it was to be published), with a genuine reason to embed Indigenous perspectives.' (Introduction)

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