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'In September 1974 there was a festival of Indigenous song and dance at Ngumpan, near Fitzroy Crossing in Western Australia's north, and those attending voted to establish the Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre.The aim was to support traditional leaders travelling to ceremonies, and to protect and develop the work of artists and craftspeople. From this initiative, Magabala Books was born. In 1990 it became an independent Aboriginal corporation, to record, promote and pass on Aboriginal traditions and culture in book form. This is a huge undertaking, since stories have in the past been told orally, or as song or dance.' (Introduction 111)

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    y separately published work icon Paper Empires : A History of the Book in Australia 1946-2005 Craig Munro (editor), Robyn Sheahan-Bright (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 Z1275326 2006 anthology criticism (taught in 3 units) The second of a series of studies of Australian book production and consumption. The work is organised into three sections: 'The Rise of Publishing ', 'Book Business' and 'Reaching Readers'. Within each grouping are chapters on related subjects, in some cases accompanied by illustrative case studies. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 pg. 111-113
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