Collection of essays and reminiscences, reflecting on all aspects of Oodgeroos career, from the poet and visual artist to the Aboriginal spokesperson, performer, activist, and educator. Includes photographs, examples of her visual art, and a bibliographical checklist compiled by Janine Little.
'Oodgeroo...never once described herself as a poet. She often said, when pressed, that she was an educationalist and that her job was to educate both white and black...to wrench her verse away from her life and accepted role is to lose the message for the structure...'
'Presents the personal experiences of the author with Australian writer and activist Kath Walker (Oodgeroo Noonuccal). Author's meeting with Walker; Walker's ability to motivate and enthuse others; Walker's effort to reconcile black and white Australians.' (Publication abstract)