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Note: The true authors of this book are the voices of indigenous people. (Half title page). Note: Partly based on the research of Dr Patricia Vinnicombe.
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Written in the Land : The Life of Queenie McKenzie
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'This book tells the story of Queenie McKenzie, a remarkable indigenous woman from the East Kimberely in Western Australia. Queenie was an exceptional teacher, elder and internationally recognised artist. Written In The Land explores her personal story and that of her "country" through her own words with a narrative also by the author Jennifer Field and other ethnologist commentators. The book is illustrated throughout with reproductions of Queenie's artisitic works and stunning landscape photos.' (Source: Provided by the publisher).


  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to our journey of reconciliation. It is Queenie's story, but it is also everyone's story and is dedicated to all of the people of Australia who were instrumental in creating it, in one way or another.


* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Melbourne Books , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Foreword, Peter Yu , 2008 single work criticism
Introduction, Jennifer Joi Field , 2008 single work criticism

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  • Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
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