Keeping the Wanjinas Fresh: Sam Woolagoodja and the Enduring Power of Lalai is the story of the people of the Wanjinas and their unbroken living cosmology of Lalai- the Dreaming- manifested most memorably in the dazzling giant Wanjina designed by Donny Woolagoodja for the opening ceremony of the Sydney ...Show more
JOE SKYRNSKI, CO-FOUNDER CHAMP EQUITY: 'A must read for every Australian! Drawn from the diaries of European explorers, it comprehensively explodes the self-serving myth we perpetrated about Terra Nullius, that the first Australians were hunter-gatherer savages with no traits of civilisation. Pascoe cle ...Show more
Category: Non Fiction
Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers. Using the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, Bruce Pascoe compellingly argues for a reconsiderati ...Show more
Based on a Torres Strait Islander creation story with illustrations by 18-year-old Tori-Jay Mordey. Bakir (rock) and Mar (storm bird) live on a remote island called Egur with their two young children. While fishing on the beach Bakir comes across a very special pelican (Bakirs totem is a pelican) named ...Show more
When only nine years old, Hylton Laurel wrote and illustrated this story about the cocky, heroic frog who becomes a legend of the Noonkanbah Crossing. Hylton is from Millijidee, a tiny, remote community in the WA Kimberley. Ages 5+.
Ruby Moonlight, a novel of the impact of colonisation in mid north South Australia around 1880. The main character, Ruby, refugee of a massacre, shelters in the woods where she befriends an Irishman trapper. The poems convey how fear of discovery is overcome by the need for human contact, which, in a te ...Show more
Ages 6 - 9 Long ago dinosaurs lived here, and their ancient footprints can still be found. Imagine if the dinosaurs came back to visit us! At high tide, they would cool down in Anastasias's Pool. Watch out for the big splash! They would play with the humpback whale calves off Cable Beach. Those little f ...Show more
Category: Rock Art
A description of Kimberley rock art, focusing on Bradshaw and Wandjina paintings. Contains 148 photographs, drawings and charts.