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y separately published work icon Emerarra : A Man of Merarra single work   life story  
Note: Morndi Munro talks with Daisy Angajit, Weeda Nyanulla, Campbell Allenbar and Banjo Woorunmurra.
Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Emerarra : A Man of Merarra
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Morndi Munro provides a compelling insight into not only his life experiences as an Aboriginal person working on several cattle stations, but also of his admiration for his wife and the many other women who worked alongside him doing the same mustering jobs as the men. His story is about traditional ways and also about his culture, welfare pensions, missionaries, citizenship rights and his respect for the people with whom he worked.

Exhibitions

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Notes

  • Includes: List of Workers at the Napier Station in 1949.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,:Magabala Books , 1996 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Message : You Listen To This Very Carefully, Morndi Munro , single work life story (p. xi-xv)
My Name Is Morndi, Morndi Munro , single work life story (p. 1-17)
Emerarra : My Country, Morndi Munro , Campbell Allenbar , single work life story (p. 19-34)
They Picked Me Up, Campbell Allenbar , Morndi Munro , single work life story (p. 35-55)
Working the Station, Morndi Munro , Campbell Allenbar , Banjo Worrumarra , single work life story (p. 57-86)
Jealous Business, Morndi Munro , Daisy Angajit , Weeda Munro , single work life story (p. 87-113)
From Rations to Money Time, Morndi Munro , single work life story (p. 115-145)
I've Got It In My Mind, Morndi Munro , single work life story (p. 147-153)
High English for High People, Mary Anne Jebb , single work non-fiction (p. 155-164)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 1996 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Magabala Books
      Extent: xiv., 201p.p.
      Description: illus. (b&w) map.
      Note/s:
      • Includes: Background notes, glossary and index.
      ISBN: 1875641289, 9781875641284

Works about this Work

BlackWords: Writers on Country Anita Heiss , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 3)

In this essay Heiss not only illustrates the breakdown of stereotypes of what Indigenous relationship with land is, but she showcases the wealth of literature being penned nationally by writers who express the diversity of their experiences of 'country'. Whether it be their traditional lands, places they have chosen to relocate to; those that they or their families were removed to; places that people call home and/or connect to; and those who embrace a physical landscape. An historical, social and political space that renders them specifically and culturally significant to individuals, families and community.

Skilled Insight into a Hard Life 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 23 April no. 149 1997; (p. 36)

— Review of Emerarra : A Man of Merarra Morndi Munro , 1996 single work life story
Skilled Insight into a Hard Life 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 23 April no. 149 1997; (p. 36)

— Review of Emerarra : A Man of Merarra Morndi Munro , 1996 single work life story
BlackWords: Writers on Country Anita Heiss , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 3)

In this essay Heiss not only illustrates the breakdown of stereotypes of what Indigenous relationship with land is, but she showcases the wealth of literature being penned nationally by writers who express the diversity of their experiences of 'country'. Whether it be their traditional lands, places they have chosen to relocate to; those that they or their families were removed to; places that people call home and/or connect to; and those who embrace a physical landscape. An historical, social and political space that renders them specifically and culturally significant to individuals, families and community.

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