This book is dedicated to the treasured memories of my parents Albert and Rosie Holt. My father, Albert, was an inspirational leader and a determined Aboriginal warrior. He was dedicated to family life, and worked hard and long to provide for his family. My mother, Rosie Guilema Holt, was a very powerful, loyal wife, and to her children an inspirational matriach. Mum and Dad deserve all the credit for this book. Albert Holt.
In this essay Heiss demonstrates that stories, poetry, songs, plays and memoirs are 'living' evidence of truths otherwise untold or appropriated (Source: Introduction)