In this unforgettable new collection Tony Birch brings alive a cast of characters from all walks of life. These remarkable and surprising stories explore the lives of common people caught up in the everyday business of living and the struggle to survive. From a young girl who is gifted to a middle-class ...Show more
The Ngaanyatjarra Lands, deep in Western Australia, are home to the country¿s most remote Aboriginal communities. Beset by social problems, the communities and their residents are detached from mainstream Australia by factors of distance and culture. But the Ngaanyatjarra region remains obscure for othe ...Show more
Age range 3 to 8 This delightful book for early childhood will enthrall young children and their older readers. The vibrant illustrations are accompanied by a soft lyrical text and together they introduce some of the diverse native and exotic animals to be found in Australian zoos. The 'doleful lion', t ...Show more
In September 2013 just before the weather turned even more intense a group of intrepid writers made their way to three Australian desert settings to work with groups and individuals wishing to write. Both Aboriginal people with a profound connection to country and residents of more recent arrival who ha ...Show more
Bill Neidjie was born at Alawanydajawany along the East Alligator River, Australia sometime between 1911 and 1913. He grew up on his Father's traditional country in the Northern Territory where he was immersed in Aboriginal culture, law, language, song and ceremony. This publication is a profound and de ...Show more
Seeing Saltwater Country is an art collaboration between photographer Sally Mayman, painter Dale Kentwell and the people of the Dampier Peninsula in Australia's north-west. Sally and Dale are based in Sydney and were invited to the Dampier Peninsula by Bardi Nyul Nyul man Albert Wiggan. There they met m ...Show more
Taking readers into the depths of sadness and despair and into the heights of celebration and hope, this disturbing account details the trauma suffered by Australia's indigenous people and the resultant "trauma trails" spread throughout the country.
A newcomer to Broome, Colin Everett is drawn into a fierce dispute about native title known as 'the Bradshaw case'. The disappearance of a key witness points to threats of blackmail, or even worse. To win the case for the Aboriginal claimants, Colin and his fellow lawyers have to find the witness, get t ...Show more
The author argues that we can better understand a people if we know how they see and use plants. In Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use, Clarke dips into his field journals to provide a rich account of journeys, as both anthropologist and ethnobotanist, that span the temperate, arid and tropical zones of A ...Show more
Presenting the National Museum of Australia's collection of Papunya Tula art, this volume situates these works in place and time, providing unique insight into the Papunya artists' lives and cultures, and how these were expressed and mediated through their art.
Category: Journals and Notebooks
The famous Jukurrpa ((joo'-kur-pa) now Angkitja (Nng-ket-cha) Diary. Since 1997 IAD Press has presented the cutting-edge in central Australian Aboriginal art, in a high-quality format that will uplift you throughout the year! 340 pages and 25 full-colour plates, with day and year-at-a-glance, with maps ...Show more