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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... no. 633 24 August 2016 of Koori Mail est. 1991 Koori Mail
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* Contents derived from the 2016 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Lingiari Hailed a Hero, single work column
'Aboriginal Land rights champion Vincent Lingiari has been described as a hero for Australia as thousands gathered last week in the remote Northern Territory community of Kalkarindji to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wave Hill walk off. ...'
(p. 6)
Book Tells Gurindji Story, single work review
— Review of Yijarni : True Stories from Gurindji Country 2016 selected work prose ;
'On August 23, 1966, about 200 Gurindji stockmen and their families walked off Wave Hill Station, in the Northern Territory, protesting against poor working conditions and the taking of their land by pastoralists. ...'
(p. 6, 32)
Fracking Application Withdrawn, single work review
— Review of Stingray Sisters 2014 single work film/TV life story ;
'... The documentary highlights Alice, Grace and Noni Eather's fight agains Paltar Petroleum's oil and gas fracking plans in Norther Territory waters. ...'
(p. 10)
Launch for Elders' Book, Keira Jenkins , single work review
— Review of Our Way Stories 2016 selected work life story ;
'Bundjalung elders from the NSW northern rivers regiion launched the book Our Way Stories, which celebrate the life stories of 10 elders, in a packed tent at Byron Bay Writers Festival this month. ...'
(p. 14)
Hot Topics at Festival, Keira Jenkins , single work column

'A standing ovation for Wiradjuri journalist Stan Grant, who delivered the Thea Astley lecture, a heated conversation about Indigenous recognition in the Constitution, a book of elders' stories launched and an emotional conversation between three Indigenous women about growing up - these were some of the highlights of this year's Byron writers Festival held in northern NSW this month. ...'

(p. 14)
Note: Includes photograph of Melissa Lucashenko, Delta Kay and Tara June Winch during their discussion 'Indigenous Lives through Women's Eyes' at Byron Writers Festival. And, portrait of Journalist Stan Grant.
Pilbara Culture on Song, single work review
— Review of Tjaabi Scott Rankin , 2016 single work drama ;
'Gnarluma man Patrick Churnside is leading arts and social change company Big hART's new project Tjaabi, providing a glimpse into the Aboriginal culture of Western Australia's Pilbara. ...'
(p. 15)
SA Funds, Mentoring Will Help Filmmakers, single work column

'Five South Australian Aboriginal filmmakers have been selected to receive $20,000 each in funding along with mentoring and professional development from some of Australia's leading film industry figures to make their own short drama. ...'

(p. 16)
Country Star Turns His Hand to Writing, Keira Jenkins , single work review
— Review of Things I Carry Around Troy Cassar-Daley , Tom Gilling , 2016 single work autobiography ;
'Country music star Troy Cassar-Daley is releasing a raw and honest depiction of his early years this week with the launch of a book and a new album both titled Things I carry Around. ...'
(p. 22)
Note: Includes portrait of Troy Cassar-Daley
Seeking Stories about the Night Sky, Bruce Pascoe , single work correspondence
'Magabala Books is preparing a book on Aboriginal astronomy and numeracy. ...'
(p. 23)
The Handcuffsi"She sits across from me, at the", Irene Howe , single work poetry (p. 23)
Note: Editor's note: this is the full version of The Handcuffs by Irene Howe in August 10 edition we published only the first few verses. The Koori Mail apologies for the error.
What Have I Suffered?i"what Have I suffered?", Abi DRabi , single work poetry (p. 24)
Guy's Story of a 'Cultural Go-Between', single work review
— Review of Dry Crossing Russell Guy , 2015 single work novel ;
'In the 1980s the Warumpi Band had an enduring hit with Blackfella, Whitefella. It's been covered by a new generation of Indigenous musicians, but it's a lot more than just a catchy song. ...'
(p. 33)

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