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Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Moongalba: Poems in Honour of Oodgeroo
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  • Dedication: For the Zonta Club of Brisbane in Air of Women and Children in the Indigenous Communities of Queensland
  • This work is divided into four sections: The Visionary; The Custodians; The Dispossessed; and, Reconciliation.


* Contents derived from the Brisbane, Queensland,:Ibis Editions Australien , 2000 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Foreword, Janelle Evans , single work essay (p. vi)
Blue Lakei"the last time I was here", John Robertson , single work poetry (p. 3)
Then...and Tomorrow the Poeti"drew tears silently slide and cluster", Grey Magpie , single work poetry (p. 4-5)
The Legend of the Paperbark Treei"this is the place where an island was born", Helen Avery , single work poetry (p. 6-8)
Oodgerooi"I first read your poems at night", Rachel Darken , single work poetry (p. 9)
Again-againi"you gave your wake up words to the people with no dreaming", Phyllis McDuff , single work poetry (p. 10-11)
Oodgeroo of the Noonuccal Peoplei"I was a white child", Helen Avery , single work poetry (p. 12-13)
To Oodgerooi"when I hoped to understand the", A. Stockwell , single work poetry (p. 14)
I hear the Songsi"I have not your dreaming, oodgeroo", Margaret Glendenning , single work poetry (p. 15)
Ngurrang Waianya (small mother)i"little shining star", Angel John Gallard , single work poetry (p. 16-17)
The knowledgei"brown-skinned straddie", Isabel Rose , single work poetry (p. 18-19)
Smokei"Oodgeroo/woman/girl", Gabrielle Sheldon , single work poetry (p. 20-21)
Gifts for gubbasi"you joked about the nickname nailed on us", Paul Sherman , single work poetry (p. 22-23)
Class shadowsi"named shadow sister by our noblest", Julanne Sweeney , single work poetry (p. 24)
For Oodgerooi"your elders saw beyond themselves", Lidija Cvetkovic , single work poetry (p. 25)
To Kath Walker Oodgeroo, I did not Know Youi"We grew up in each other's arms", Glen Marguerite Ricketts , single work poetry (p. 26-27)
Near Magnificent and Mitchell Riversi"near magnificent and", Pauline Wilson , single work poetry (p. 31)
Timeless Lifei"through the mists of timeless life", Jean Wilson , single work poetry (p. 32)
This Level Landi"the dryad in the tree", Earl Livings , single work poetry (p. 33)
The Caretakeri"behold! this land of burnished gold", Molly Wiles , single work poetry (p. 34)

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