David Unaipon, Australian Aboriginal writer and inventor, late 1920s.  Source: State Library of New South Wales

David Unaipon, Australian Aboriginal writer and inventor, late 1920s. Source: State Library of New South Wales

The first-ever, original work of literature written by an Australian Aboriginal writer and published in the original language with English translations - Edited by Billy Marshall Stoneking

The first-ever, original work of literature written by an Australian Aboriginal writer and published in the original language with English translations - Edited by Billy Marshall Stoneking

Oodgeroo Noonuccal, born on Queensland's North Stradbroke Island on November 3, 1920, was named Kathleen Jean Mary Ruska. An indigenous Australian writer and campaigner for Aboriginal rights, she married and became well known as Kath Walker.  She adopted the name of her tribe, Noonuccal, in honor of the Aboriginal people's cause, naming herself Oodgeroo (meaning "paperbark tree") Noonuccal.  She was the first Aboriginal Australian to publish a book of poetry, We Are Going (1964).

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Oodgeroo Noonuccal, born on Queensland's North Stradbroke Island on November 3, 1920, was named Kathleen Jean Mary Ruska. An indigenous Australian writer and campaigner for Aboriginal rights, she married and became well known as Kath Walker. She adopted the name of her tribe, Noonuccal, in honor of the Aboriginal people's cause, naming herself Oodgeroo (meaning "paperbark tree") Noonuccal. She was the first Aboriginal Australian to publish a book of poetry, We Are Going (1964).

Three Day Road makes my list of top books. This story of two Aboriginal boys who go off to fight in WWII is horrifying, beautiful, touching and heart breaking. Boyden writes in a great style and voice. He's a wonderful Canadian writer that needs more exposure!

Three Day Road makes my list of top books. This story of two Aboriginal boys who go off to fight in WWII is horrifying, beautiful, touching and heart breaking. Boyden writes in a great style and voice. He's a wonderful Canadian writer that needs more exposure!

Hailed as a "literary sensation" by The New York Times Book Review, Carpentaria is the luminous award-winning novel by Australian Aboriginal writer and activist Alexis Wright.    Winner of the 2007 Miles Franklin Award.

Hailed as a "literary sensation" by The New York Times Book Review, Carpentaria is the luminous award-winning novel by Australian Aboriginal writer and activist Alexis Wright. Winner of the 2007 Miles Franklin Award.

I love the literature from different cultures - I did this review of some Aboriginal Women's Writing I love. http://www.australianwomenwriters.com/2012/01/aboriginal-women-writers-fight-for.html

I love the literature from different cultures - I did this review of some Aboriginal Women's Writing I love. http://www.australianwomenwriters.com/2012/01/aboriginal-women-writers-fight-for.html

Gregory Scofield talks about his book Thunder Through My Veins. This book is about Gregorys life.

Gregory Scofield talks about his book Thunder Through My Veins. This book is about Gregorys life.

Gregory Scofield is one of Canada’s leading Aboriginal writers whose five collections of poetry have earned him both a national and international audience.  He is known for his unique and dynamic reading style that blends oral storytelling, song, spoken word and the Cree language.

Gregory Scofield is one of Canada’s leading Aboriginal writers whose five collections of poetry have earned him both a national and international audience. He is known for his unique and dynamic reading style that blends oral storytelling, song, spoken word and the Cree language.

Gregory Scofield is one of Canada’s leading Aboriginal writers whose five collections of poetry have earned him both a national and international audience.  He is known for his unique and dynamic reading style that blends oral storytelling, song, spoken word and the Cree language.

Gregory Scofield is one of Canada’s leading Aboriginal writers whose five collections of poetry have earned him both a national and international audience. He is known for his unique and dynamic reading style that blends oral storytelling, song, spoken word and the Cree language.


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The #Australian classic about the #magic that turned a #possum invisible.

The #Australian classic about the #magic that turned a #possum invisible.

Get healthy by eating mindfully: understanding your Head Hunger, Heart Hunger & Body Hunger to make thoughtful and intentional choices. #healthy #health

Get healthy by eating mindfully: understanding your Head Hunger, Heart Hunger & Body Hunger to make thoughtful and intentional choices. #healthy #health

Absolutely wonderful. This is the novel that I would have wanted to see defended on this year's Canada Reads.

Absolutely wonderful. This is the novel that I would have wanted to see defended on this year's Canada Reads.

The Lesser Blessed by Richard Van Camp -- 16 year old Dogrib Dene named Larry Sole growing up in the fictional northern town of Fort Simmer, NWT.

The Lesser Blessed by Richard Van Camp -- 16 year old Dogrib Dene named Larry Sole growing up in the fictional northern town of Fort Simmer, NWT.

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