The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills is the first major study associations with expedition 1860–61. A main theme book contrast between skills, perceptions knowledge Indigenous people those new arrivals, extent to which this affected outcome expedition. offers a reinterpretation literature surrounding Wills, using official correspondence, journals diaries, visual art, archaeological linguistic research – then complements references oral histories social memory. It highlights interaction members their subsequent contribution studies. also considers contemporary multi-disciplinary critiques that were, on whole, deficient in bush craft, especially light expedition’s failure use guides any systematic way. Generously illustrated historical photographs line drawings, an important resource for people, history enthusiasts wider community. This Australian Research Council project.
One of six books in a series these are studies indigenous culture, sharing traditional story from an community. The stories, as well being entertaining, convey messages the community’s traditions, cultural practices and creation beliefs.
Age range 8+ A collection of stories from mythology and folklore to focus on the need protect, conserve value water. creative plea readers treat water, and, by extension, all life, with respect. Contributors: Amruta Patil, Deepa Balsavar, Sandhya Rao, Zai Whitaker, Niveditha Subramaniam, Radhika Chadha, Suniti Namjoshi, Sowmya Rajendran, Mariam Karim-Ahlawat