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My Land, My Mother single work   poetry   "White man come"
Date: 1984
Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 My Land, My Mother
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Survival In Our Own Land : 'Aboriginal' Experiences in 'South Australia' since 1836, Told by Nungas and Others Christobel Mattingley (editor), Ken Hampton (editor), Adelaide : Wakefield Press , 1988 Z873884 1988 anthology poetry prose biography autobiography correspondence lyric/song oral history

    'Survival In Our Own Land presents history in 'South Australia' for the first time from the point of view of Nungas, as many 'Aborigines' call themselves, showing Goonyas, as Europeans are called, as the invaders.

    Almost 150 Nungas have told how the Goonya invasion and implementation of Goonya law and policy have affected us. Fifty years ago for 'South Australia's' centenary we were a chapter in a Goonya book. Now we are our own books.

    The stories, in prose and poetry, speak volumes of much that has been previously omitted from history and textbooks. Many have been told for the first time for this book. Extracts from Goonya archival documents, many never before published, have also been included to illustrate Goonya attitudes and actions which have caused the deaths of many of our people and the destruction of much of our culture.' (Source: Back Cover)

    Adelaide : Wakefield Press , 1988
    pg. 75
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon My Hands, Your Pen, A Voice : A Collection of Writing by Indigenous Creative Writing Students 2009 Colleen Johnson (editor), Leni Shilton (editor), Rita Fisher (editor), Melissa McAllister (editor), Batchelor : Batchelor Press , 2009 Z1694132 2009 anthology poetry short story prose autobiography drama This collection entitled My Hands, Your Pen, A Voice is the result of the students enrolled in the second year Creative Writing unit, Industry Context. The aim of this unit is to provide students with some 'hands on' experience of the publishing industry -- Leni Shilton, Forward (sic) Batchelor : Batchelor Press , 2009 pg. 17-18
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