Note: Written for presentation at: A National Seminar: "The Aboriginal Motif in Children's Literature", University of Tasmania, 25-27 September, 1981.
Issue Details: First known date: 1997... 1997 Why Aborigines Should Be Writing for Children
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'It is common knowledge that literature concerning Aborigines is mainly a product of non-Aboriginal writers. Almost all written work, to be recognised work, must conform to acceptable standards inherent in English literature. Therefore, it is disturbing to note that written material on Aborigines gains its recognition through non-Aboriginal norms in literature...'


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A Dreamtimei"Schools teach from text of things not true, of Tasmanian Aboriginals.", Jim Everett , 1990 single work poetry (p. 77)

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