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Heather Goodall Heather Goodall i(A6586 works by)
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Heather Goodall has been an historian and activist and has worked in collaboration with Aboriginal people on many projects since the early seventies. She has recorded oral history and memories with Aboriginal people for projects, documentation of community sites and Native Title research. Her book Invasion to Embassy : Land in Aboriginal Plitics in New South Wales, 1770-1972 (1996) was awarded the New South Wales Premier's Prize for Australian History in 1997.

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y separately published work icon Isabel Flick : The Many Lives of an Extraordinary Aboriginal Woman Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2004 Z1116442 2004 single work autobiography

'The remarkable life story of a leading Aboriginal community activist who grew up in a camp in northern NSW, and worked on health, education and other social issues across the state.

"And I said that to this old fella to this old fella at the ticket box: I want you to come and fix this. Take these ropes off! What do you think we are? Our money is as good as anyone else's and we want to sit where we want to sit. I kept standing there in front of the ticket office, and by then my sister-in-law was there too. The two of us, making trouble! And my poor little heart, I don't know how it stayed in my chest".' Source: Publisher's blurb

2004 Honourable Mention Centre for Australian Cultural Studies Award
2004 winner ASAL Awards The Australian Historical Association Awards Magarey Medal for Biography
1998 winner Rona Tranby Award
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