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Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 In Times Like These, What Would Oodgeroo Do? On the Influence Of Aboriginal Poet, Activist And Educator Oodgeroo Noonuccal
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'Oodgeroo Noonuccal is widely acknowledged as a distinguished poet of determination and brilliance. She was also one of the heroes of the Aboriginal struggle for justice in the 1960s, known for her work as an activist, educator and public speaker. Her poetry educated Australians – and people throughout the world – on the plight of Aboriginal people. And she triumphantly let the world know through her poetry that the Australian style was not hers. In “Not My Style”, she yearned for a new time in this country: “I want to do / The things I have not done. / Not just taste the nectar of Gods / But drown in it too.”' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon The Monthly no. 173 December 2020 20836785 2020 periodical issue 2020 pg. 22-28
Alternative title: Di Questi Tempi, Cosa Farebbe Oodgeroo? L'influenza di Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Poeta, Attivista ed Educatrice Aborigena
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon My People : A Kath Walker Collection Kath Walker , Milton : Jacaranda Press , 1970 Z1325109 1970 selected work poetry essay

    'Oodgeroo's writing is often a provocative and passionate plea for justice. My People is a collection of poetry and prose and a reminder of Oodgeroo's contribution to indigenous culture and the journey to reconciliation.' (Source: Reading Australia website)

    My People. La mia gente
    Milan : Mimesis , 2022
    pg. 11-30
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