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Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 Living on Stolen Land
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'Living on Stolen Land is a prose-styled look at our colonial-settler 'present'. This book is the first of its kind to address and educate a broad audience about the colonial contextual history of Australia, in a highly original way. It pulls apart the myths at the heart of our nationhood, and challenges Australia to come to terms with its own past and its place within and on 'Indigenous Countries'. 

'This title speaks to many First Nations' truths - stolen lands, sovereignties, time, decolonisation, First Nations perspectives, systemic bias and other constructs that inform our present discussions and ever-expanding understanding. This title is a timely, thought-provoking and accessible read.' (Publication summary)

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Notes

  •  Author's note:

    This story begins

    with the tree on the cover

    which shows futures


    The roots go deep

    down into the ground

    because just futures

    must be grounded in respectful relationships

    with Indigenous peoples

    Indigenous homelands

    Indigenous sovereignties


    The trunk

    is the structures needed

    for change

    these include external structures

    like just laws

    policies

    decision-making processes

    but also 

    internal structures of

    minds and hearts

    patterns of thought and behaviour

    towards Indigenous peoples


    The leaves and flowers

    are all the ideas

    growth

    possibilities

    that will come

    out of respectful relationships

    and respectful structures

    which will endure 

    for as long as the tree endures

    for as long as it is cared for.

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Works about this Work

Teen Summer Reads : 5 Books to Help Young People Understand Racism Jessica Gannaway , Melitta Hogarth , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 4 January 2021;

— Review of Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia 2018 anthology life story autobiography ; Living on Stolen Land Ambelin Kwaymullina , 2020 selected work poetry prose
What I’m Reading Yves Rees , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: Meanjin Online 2020;
Yarningup Aboriginal Women’s Storytelling Elfie Shiosaki (interviewer), 2020 single work interview
— Appears in: Westerly , vol. 65 no. 2 2020; (p. 120-129)
'Living on Stolen Land' : Deconstructing the Settler Mythscape Jeanine Leane , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , November 2020;

— Review of Living on Stolen Land Ambelin Kwaymullina , 2020 selected work poetry prose
August in Nonfiction Sarah Burnside , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Overland [Online] , August 2020;

— Review of Living on Stolen Land Ambelin Kwaymullina , 2020 selected work poetry prose
Books Roundup Ellen Cregan , Chloe Cooper , Fernanda Dahlstrom , Sam van Zweden , Amy Walters , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Kill Your Darlings [Online] , July 2020;

— Review of A Lonely Girl Is a Dangerous Thing Jessie Tu , 2020 single work novel ; Living on Stolen Land Ambelin Kwaymullina , 2020 selected work poetry prose ; Metal Fish, Falling Snow Cath Moore , 2020 single work novel ; After Australia 2020 anthology short story
August in Nonfiction Sarah Burnside , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Overland [Online] , August 2020;

— Review of Living on Stolen Land Ambelin Kwaymullina , 2020 selected work poetry prose
'Living on Stolen Land' : Deconstructing the Settler Mythscape Jeanine Leane , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , November 2020;

— Review of Living on Stolen Land Ambelin Kwaymullina , 2020 selected work poetry prose
Teen Summer Reads : 5 Books to Help Young People Understand Racism Jessica Gannaway , Melitta Hogarth , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 4 January 2021;

— Review of Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia 2018 anthology life story autobiography ; Living on Stolen Land Ambelin Kwaymullina , 2020 selected work poetry prose
Quarantine Q&A : Ambelin Kwyamullina 2020 2020 single work interview
— Appears in: Feminist Writers Festival 2016-;
Yarningup Aboriginal Women’s Storytelling Elfie Shiosaki (interviewer), 2020 single work interview
— Appears in: Westerly , vol. 65 no. 2 2020; (p. 120-129)
What I’m Reading Yves Rees , 2020 single work column
— Appears in: Meanjin Online 2020;
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