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  • Author: Lionel Fogarty
Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Introduction
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Lionel Fogarty talks about being Aboriginal and the suffering and struggles he and his family have had. He also dicusses the maintaining of relationships and his understandings of the English language and how he expresses this through his poetry and drawings.

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    y Minyung Woolah Binnung : What Saying Says : Poems and Drawings by Lionel Fogarty What Saying Says Lionel Fogarty , Southport : Keeaira Press , 2004 Z1132476 2004 selected work poetry

    'Murri poet Lionel Fogarty is one of the most challenging Indigenous writers - one of the most 'unassimilated' to Western standards in both style and content. For the first time, readers see his voice expressed not only through writing, but through his art as well. Lionel's drawings are unique in their infusion of 20th century avant-garde elements and Indigenous Australian symbolism, producing spirit figures of a futuristic Dreaming that complement the poet's call for a powerful and independent indigenous identity.' (Source: Fishpond website)

    Southport : Keeaira Press , 2004
    pg. 4-5
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