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Robert Bropho Robert Bropho i(A21923 works by) (a.k.a. Robert Charles Bropho)
Born: Established: 9 Feb 1930 Toodyay, Toodyay - Goomalling - Wongan Hills area, Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia, ; Died: Ceased: 24 Oct 2011 Perth, Western Australia,
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Noongar / Nyoongar / Nyoongah / Nyungar / Nyungah/Noonygar
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1 Atsic i "all these gifts", Robert Bropho , 2000 single work poetry
— Appears in: Those Who Remain Will Always Remember : An Anthology of Aboriginal Writing 2000; (p. 130)
1 Success Hill Sacred Spring Ceremony 12/3/95 Robert Bropho , 2000 single work prose Indigenous story
— Appears in: Those Who Remain Will Always Remember : An Anthology of Aboriginal Writing 2000; (p. 24-26)
1 My Brother, Des Parfitt i "It was through the Dreaming", Robert Bropho , 2000 single work poetry
— Appears in: Those Who Remain Will Always Remember : An Anthology of Aboriginal Writing 2000; (p. 58)
1 1 The Great Journey of the Aboriginal Teenagers Robert Bropho , 1990 single work prose biography (taught in 1 units)
— Appears in: Paperbark : A Collection of Black Australian Writings 1990; (p. 164-172) The Penguin Book of the Road 2008; (p. 16-26)
1 form y separately published work icon Munda Nyuringgu : A Film of the Fringedwellers of the Goldfields Munda Nyuringu Robert Bropho (director), Jan Roberts (director), Melbourne : Australian Film Institute , 1983 8592984 1983 single work film/TV life story

'Aboriginal people on the Goldfields of Kalgoorlie WA recount their history, speaking amidst living conditions of grinding poverty next to the gold and nickel mines and uranium development. ' (Source: IMDb website)

1 3 y separately published work icon Fringedweller Robert Bropho , Chippendale : Alternative Publishing Co-operative Australia Council. Aboriginal Arts Board. , 1980 Z78453 1980 single work autobiography

'Fringedweller describes the life of Robert Bropho, but as well that of nearly all Aboriginals in Australia. They live on the fringes of large and small communities in all the states under conditions of deprivation and almost unimaginable humiliation. Robert Bropho in this work takes us with him across the length and breadth of Australia, from Broome in the Kimberleys to the outskirts of Perth, to Ceduna in South Australia, and to Alice Springs and beyond in the centre. We experience what it is like to be an Aborigine, and we learn how they react to their circumstances and to the white people, and white officialdom, with whom they have to deal, and who have the power to decide the most detailed conditions of their lives. Bropho lives and breathes the wrongs of his people, and in this book we are able to grasp how such a man, with utter singleness of purpose, pleads cajoles and, sometimes, threatens, in order to bring their condition to the attention to their fellow white Australians. It is not a unique life, but what is exceptional is that for the first time we have the story told in the unembellished often ungrammatical words of one such sufferer. The book is, consequently unlike any other. The problem, Bropho says, won't go away - "We'll always be here, more numerous than ever". (Source: Inside cover)

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