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Recommended Reading


Conspiracy of Silence: Queensland's frontier killing times

White Out: How Politics is Killing Black Australia

A Different Inequality: The politics of Debate about Remote Aboriginal Australia

Djabugay Country - An Aboriginal History of Tropical North Queensland

Treading Lightly: The Hidden Wisdom of the World's Oldest People

Demons at Dusk: Massacre at Myal Creek

Why Warriors Lie Down and Die

Why Weren't we Told? - A personal search for the truth about our history

A History of Queensland

Sweet Water - Stolen Land interweaves the destinies of two families, black and white, in this powerful, cinematic frontier novel. Racial brutality and the tragic account of the Myall Creek massacre 

Trauma Trails, Recreating Song Lines:  The Transgenerational Effects of Trauma in Indigenous Australia Providing a startling answer to the questions of how to solve the problems of generational trauma, Trauma Trails moves beyond the rhetoric of victimhood, and provides inspiration for anyone concerned about Indigenous and Non-Indigenous communities today. Beginning with issues of colonial dispossession, Judy Atkinson also sensitively deals with trauma caused by abuse, alcoholism, and drug dependency.



Recommended Children's Literature:

Trilogy by Thomas Roy: The Curse of the Turtle - The Vengeance of the Dolphin - The Man from the Dreamtime, these books make an important contribution to any young person's understanding of Aboriginal tribal culture


 see also Indigenous History






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