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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... vol. 54 no. 2 November 2009 of Westerly est. 1956 Westerly
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'This unique edition of the Westerly provides a space for Aboriginal stories to be published and heard. There is a great diversity in the stories in this edition, some focus on family relationships, others on Country and some on the trauma of colonisation. A common theme is the subtle and often ironic sense of humour that threads through the collection, offering a sense of hope and resilience. The collection is thought-provoking, insightful, sad, funny, and full of those wonderful foibles that make us all human.' (Source: Editorial)

Contents

* Contents derived from the 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Djidi Djidi, Wardong, Kulbardi, Walitj and Weitj : Nyungar Dream Time Messengers, Len Collard , 2009 single work non-fiction (p. 7-26)
Another Dayi"Another day", Tjalaminu Mia , 2009 single work poetry (p. 27)
Sacred Sistersi"ourselves, myself is the past", Tjalaminu Mia , 2009 single work poetry (p. 28)
Nanna and Me, Blaze Kwaymullina , 2009 single work life story (p. 30-36)
A Refreshing Sleep, Kim Scott , 2009 single work short story (p. 37-48)
Wildflower Girl, Alf Taylor , 2009 single work extract (p. 49-54)
Noongar Woman and a Mobile Phonei"No more reading smoke signals", Alf Taylor , 2009 single work poetry (p. 55)
Up a Ladder : Black Words and Me, Jake Milroy , 2009 single work autobiography
BlackWords team member Jake Milroy talks about how BlackWords came into his life.
Only a year or so ago I had been addressing an audience of trees out of frustration at the deafness of Australians to Indigenous issues. Now here I am, collecting and showcasing the powerful words of some of our great Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers and orators. Perhaps the trees put in a good word for me. I like to think so.
(p. 56-65)
The Invisible Sleeper, Bronwyn Bancroft , 2009 single work life story (p. 66-78)
Travelling Memory Road : A Dialogue with My Brother, Jeannie Herbert Nungarrayi , 2009 single work prose travel (p. 79-88)
The Landi"Sitting in the back seat", Alf Taylor , 2009 single work poetry (p. 89-90)
Dingo's Tree, Gladys Milroy , Jill Milroy , 2009 single work short story children's (p. 91-93)
The Raindrop, Jill Milroy , Gladys Milroy , 2009 single work short story children's (p. 93-95)
The Tree that Walked, Gladys Milroy , Jill Milroy , 2009 single work short story children's (p. 95-99)
The Last Treei"The last tree stood proud on the empty plain", Jill Milroy , Gladys Milroy , 2009 single work poetry (p. 99)
Remembering Christine, Patricia Lynette Dudgeon , Sabrina Dudgeon , 2009 single work life story (p. 100-115)
The Butterfly Birthday, Ambelin Kwaymullina , 2009 single work short story young adult (p. 116-125)
Outsidei"Placed outside", Blaze Kwaymullina , 2009 single work poetry (p. 126)
Kimberley Country Connections and Reflections, Erica Spry , 2009 single work prose travel (p. 127-136)
Binjareb Speari"In the silent water, after the first rain,", Alf Taylor , 2009 single work poetry (p. 138-139)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

[Review] Westerly Patrick Allington , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 318 2010; (p. 56)

— Review of Westerly vol. 54 no. 2 November 2009 periodical issue
[Review] Westerly Patrick Allington , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 318 2010; (p. 56)

— Review of Westerly vol. 54 no. 2 November 2009 periodical issue
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