Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

28 May 2018

Childhood stories of family, country and belonging
 
"What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled by award-winning author Anita Heiss, showcases many diverse voices, experiences and stories in order to answer that question.  Accounts from well-known authors and high-profile identities sit alongside those from newly discovered writers of all ages. All of the contributors speak from the heart – sometimes calling for empathy, oftentimes challenging stereotypes, always demanding respect.  This groundbreaking collection will enlighten, inspire and educate about the lives of Aboriginal people in Australia today." 

 

 
Teachers' Resources
Themes
Aboriginality, identity, kinship, culture, country, Australian history, racism
 
Reading age
Suitable for years 9-12
 
Teaching notes
 
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