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'After many years of travelling from town to town and living in tents, paddock shacks and rented houses, we were finally going to get a home of our own - one that was stable, one we could call home. Our house in Condo had burnt down many years ago, and since then we had been travelling fro one paddock to another, one place to another.'  (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia Anita Heiss (editor), Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2018 12263094 2018 anthology life story

    'What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled by award-winning author Anita Heiss, attempts to showcase as many diverse voices, experiences and stories as possible in order to answer that question. Each account reveals, to some degree, the impacts of invasion and colonisation – on language, on country, on ways of life, and on how people are treated daily in the community, the education system, the workplace and friendship groups.

    'Accounts from well-known authors and high-profile identities sit alongside newly discovered voices of all ages, with experiences spanning coastal and desert regions, cities and remote communities. All of them speak to the heart – sometimes calling for empathy, oftentimes challenging stereotypes, always demanding respect.

    'This groundbreaking anthology aims to enlighten, inspire and educate about the lives of Aboriginal people in Australia today.' (Publication Summary)

    Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2018
    pg. 197-202
Last amended 6 Apr 2018 10:25:57
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  • Koorawatha, Cowra area, Blayney - Cowra - Grenfell area, Central West NSW, New South Wales,
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