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Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Listen to the Old People : Oral Histories of the Pilbara Region of Western Australia
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'The aim of this project was to use oral histories collected by Wangka Maya from elderly Aboriginal people of the region...to tell the Indigenous history of Port Hedland and the Pilbara region...' (Source: Listen to the Old People, 2000:3)

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Notes

  • 'A local Symbols of Reconciliation Project of : The Town of Port Hedland, Australians for Reconciliation, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.' (Source: TROVE)

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Writers on Country BlackWords : Writers on Country Anita Heiss , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 3) The BlackWords Essays 2019;

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.

Indigenous Stories Told Collectively BlackWords : Indigenous Stories Told Collectively Anita Heiss , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 5) The BlackWords Essays 2019;

In this essay Heiss discusses and explains the important role of anthologies in the creation of communities of writers and in acknowledging, consolidating and launching writing careers.

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