'The author's personal account of his developing consciousness as a white player in the black theatre of Indigenous Australian affairs and in particular his work with FCAATSI. The book is also a tribute to the diverse Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal individuals and groups who dedicated themselves to the cause from 1938 to 1978.' (Source: WorldCat website)
Epigraph: Oration by Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker). This was presented to the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, for use in the oration, Parliament House, Canberra, Friday 27 March 1970.