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Aboriginal culture and true history books – bruce pascoe and more amazing books

Wonderful books about the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and is celebrated by most Australians. (audible audiobooks)

The NAIDOC Theme for 2021 is “Heal Country, heal our nation”, recognising that Country is inherent to the identity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It is more than a place, it is family, kin, law, lore, ceremony, traditions and language. Keen to learn more? Explore these audiobooks that embrace First Nations’ cultural knowledge and understanding of Country as part of Australia’s national heritage.

  •  SampleIn Loving Country, co-authors Bruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukurolgou show travellers how to see the country as herself, to know her whole and old story and to find the way to fall in love with her, our home. Listeners are encouraged to discover sacred Australia by reconsidering the accepted history and hearing diverse stories of her Indigenous people. The intention of this audiobook is to foster communication and understanding between all peoples and country, to encourage environmental and social change.Show Less 
  • FREE FOR MEMBERSWhen Indigenous lawyer Jasmine decides to take her mother, Della, on a tour of England’s most revered literary sites, Jasmine hopes it will bring them closer together and help them reconcile the past. Twenty-five years earlier, the disappearance of Jasmine’s older sister devastated their tight-knit community. This tragedy returns to haunt Jasmine and Della when another child mysteriously goes missing on Hampstead Heath. As Jasmine immerses herself in the world of her literary idols – including Jane Austen, the Brontë sisters and Virginia Woolf – Della is inspired to rediscover the wisdom of her own culture and storytelling. But sometimes the stories that are not told can become too great to bear.Show Less 
  •  SampleWhat 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.Show Less 
  •  Sample‘Wisecracking Kerry Salter has spent a lifetime avoiding two things – her hometown and prison. But now her Pop is dying, and she’s an inch away from the lockup, so she heads south on a stolen Harley. Kerry plans to spend 24 hours, tops, over the border. She quickly discovers, though, that Bundjalung country has a funny way of grabbing on to people. Old family wounds open as the Salters fight to stop the development of their beloved river. And the unexpected arrival on the scene of a good-looking dugai fella intent on loving her up only adds more trouble – but then trouble is Kerry’s middle name.Show Less 
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