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Every Secret Thing
Every Secret Thing
Marie Munkara


When culture and faith collide...nothing is sacred. Playful and sharp, Marie Munkara’s wonderfully original stories cast a taunting new light on the mission era in Australia. 2008 David Unaipon Award ...


Skin Painting
Skin Painting
Elizabeth Hodgson


Brave, haunting and evocative, this powerful volume is poetry as memoir. From her early experiences in an institution and the effect of this on her family to the illustration of her strength and indep ...


Anonymous Premonition
Anonymous Premonit...
Yvette Holt


'Anonymous Premonition is lyrical and luscious but it is also poetic activism that packs a punch. In discussing pride in identity, painful memories, the realities of Aboriginal life and death, and the ...


Me, Antman & Fleabag
Me, Antman & Fleab...
Gayle Kennedy


Winner 2006 David Unaipon Award Take one woman, her partner Antman and their dog Fleabag, pack up the car, turn up the country music and you’ve got one spirited road trip ‘makin room for all the good ...


Swallow The Air
Swallow The Air
Tara June Winch


When May's mother dies suddenly, she and her brother Billy are taken in by Aunty. However, their loss leaves them both searching for their place in a world that doesn't seem to want them.


Whispers Of This Wik Woman
Whispers Of This W...
Fiona Doyle
Fiona Wirrer-Geor...


This absorbing and personal account of Wik activist Jean George Awumpun offers a rare understanding of Aboriginal identity and traditional land. To illustrate her proud Alngith Wikwaya beginnings, Awu ...


Is That You, Ruthie?
Is That You, Ruthi...
Ruth Hegarty


In the Depression years Queensland’s notorious Cherbourg Aboriginal Mission became home to four-year-old Ruth until her late teens when she was sent out to serve as a domestic on a station homestead. ...


Caprice: A Stockman
Caprice: A Stockma...
Doris (Garimara) ...


This fictional account of one woman's journey to recover her family and heritage won the 1990 David Unaipon Award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers. Set in the towns, pastoral stations ...


Bitin
Bitin' Back
Vivienne Cleven


Bitin' Back is a rollicking comic novel that nimbly blends the realities of smalltown prejudice and racial intolerance. When the Blackouts' star player Nevil Dooley wakes one morning to don a frock an ...


When Darkness Falls
When Darkness Fall...
John Bodey


Selected by Aboriginal writers Jackie Huggins, Doris Pilkington and Sam Watson as the Winner of the David Unaipon Award for unpublished indigenous writers. Powerful tales of an era before recorded tim ...



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