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Abstract of We Blackfellas by Alf Taylor, 1992
We Blackfellas single work   poetry   "We say there is hope for tomorrow"
Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 We Blackfellas
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Singer Songwriter Alf Taylor , Broome : Magabala Books , 1992 Z297366 1992 selected work poetry

    'I'll try and make things right though writing and poetry I just might but we'll all have to pull together. Never mind how far apart someone somewhere gotta make a start.' (Source: Back cover)

    Broome : Magabala Books , 1992
    pg. 50
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Rimfire : Poetry from Aboriginal Australia Romaine Moreton , Alf Taylor , Michael J. Smith , Broome : Magabala Books , 2000 Z396815 2000 selected work poetry 'Rimfire is the powerful work of three Indigenous poets, who speak of the common experience of Aboriginal people as well as the universal themes of love, life and loss. Rising from the black underbelly of a country that has systematically dispossessed the Indigenous, these poems echo with the call for justice, inclusion and equality.' (Publisher's note, 2000 edition) Broome : Magabala Books , 2000 pg. 129

Works about this Work

BlackWords : Writers on Identity Anita Heiss , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 14 no. 3 2014; The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 2)
'In the 1960s Oodgeroo Noonuccal (then Kath Walker) hit the literary limelight as Australia’s first published ‘Aboriginal poet’ and since then Aboriginal writers have used their work as a form of self-definition and to defend our rights to our identity. Many authors are inspired by the need to redress historical government definitions of Aboriginality, to reclaim pride in First Nation status, to explain the diversity of Aboriginal experience, and to demonstrate the realities and complexities of ‘being Aboriginal’ in the 21st century.' (Author's introduction)
BlackWords : Writers on Identity Anita Heiss , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 14 no. 3 2014; The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 2)
'In the 1960s Oodgeroo Noonuccal (then Kath Walker) hit the literary limelight as Australia’s first published ‘Aboriginal poet’ and since then Aboriginal writers have used their work as a form of self-definition and to defend our rights to our identity. Many authors are inspired by the need to redress historical government definitions of Aboriginality, to reclaim pride in First Nation status, to explain the diversity of Aboriginal experience, and to demonstrate the realities and complexities of ‘being Aboriginal’ in the 21st century.' (Author's introduction)
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