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Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 Ngariaty : Kooris Talkin'
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'It is significant that this publication, Ngariaty - Kooris Talkin', should be one of the key contributions by La Trobe University to the celebration of the International Year of Indigenous People. It signifies an important transformation in the relationship between this University and the Victorian Koori community.' (Source: Editorial)


  • This publication was developed as part of La Trobe University's celebration of International Year of the Indigenous People in 1993. It is a project of the Bundoora Campus and is a joint initiative of the Koori Centre, the Rabelais editors and the Koori and Gubba club at La Trobe University.
  • This publication contains the voices of Koori students at La Trobe University, through poetry, essays, interviews and comments. Contains interviews with Koori health professionals and artists. Also contains journalistic accounts of social and political issues.
  • Contents indexed selectively.


* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: 1993 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Treei"Tree is all of us giving without saying them", Bo , single work poetry (p. 3)
Paige Dowd - Koori Body Builder, John Kolitsis , single work life story (p. 11)
Important Things To Avoidi"I never write about love, yet every song you hear, it's always in there.", John Harding , single work poetry (p. 13)
Daughters of the Watersi"A warm bridge of serenity from who I was to who I am.", John Harding , single work poetry (p. 14)
This Is The Pitts (My Family Re-Union)i"Now the dust has settled, it felt like a cross between a carnival and a church.", John Harding , single work poetry (p. 14)
Quiet Corroboreei"The fullness of the grape matches the swelling population of this tiny town", John Harding , single work poetry (p. 15)
Tinnyi"I hate the school. I hate the classes the teacher treats us both like asses", John Harding , single work poetry (p. 15)
A Historical Look at the Stolen Generations, Kim Robe , single work life story (p. 16)
Hear the Cries of the Children From Yesterdayi"Hear the cries of the children", Kim Robe , single work poetry (p. 18)
Magic Roboti"I can see with globes across", Bo , single work poetry (p. 23)
Healing for This Beloved Land, Jane Belfrage , single work prose (p. 25)
Pay The Renti"Batman tried robbin us blind with a deal", Bruce McGuinness , single work poetry (p. 31)
Donna Burns, Julie Andrews , single work biography
The focus of this essay is Donna Burns, an Aboriginal woman from Victoria who represented Australia at the Paralympics in Barcelona, 1992. Donna was a member of the gold medal winning Australian basketball team.
(p. 33)
Whiteman Took 'em Awayi"I went one day", Zeta Briggs , single work poetry (p. 38)
Bushi"I can feel myself being watched", Cindy Paardekooper , single work poetry (p. 39)
My Attitudei"I was young and careless", Randy Togo , single work poetry (p. 39)
Ulurui"It's everyone's dream", Dennis Abbott , single work poetry (p. 40)
Lake Tyers Missioni"I arrived at camp", Shane O'Shanassy , single work poetry (p. 40)
Tanna Man (for Faith Bandler)i"Cuts cane", Lisa Bellear , single work poetry (p. 44)
The Promisei"I'm gonna learn", Lisa Bellear , single work poetry (p. 44)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      Melbourne, Victoria,: 1993 .
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      Extent: 96p.
      Description: illus.
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