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Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 The Mothering Tongue
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  • Transcript of a talk given by Jackie Huggins at the 6th International Feminist Book Fair, held in Melbourne in July 1994.

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    y separately published work icon Motherlode Excavation, Exploration, New Possibilities Stephanie Holt (editor), Maryanne Lynch (editor), Melbourne : Sybylla Press , 1996 Z267982 1996 anthology short story prose extract poetry drama autobiography Melbourne : Sybylla Press , 1996 pg. 114-117
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    y separately published work icon Sister Girl : The Writings of Aboriginal Activist and Historian Jackie Huggins Jackie Huggins , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1998 Z215395 1998 selected work prose interview essay biography (taught in 4 units) The articles in this collection 'represent a decade of writing by Aboriginal historian and activist Jackie Huggins. These essays and interviews combine both the public and the personal in a bold trajectory tracing one Murri woman's journey towards self-discovery and human understanding...Sister Girl examines many topics, including community action, political commitment, the tradition and value of oral history, and government intervention in Aboriginal lives. It challenges accepted notions of the appropriateness of mainstream feminism in Aboriginal society and of white historians writing Indigenous history. Closer to home, there are accounts of personal achievement and family experience as she revisits the writing of Auntie Rita with her mother Rita Huggins - the inspiration for her lifework.' (Source: Back cover, 1998 UQP edition) St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1998 pg. 94-98
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