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The Little Red Yellow Black Book: An Introduction to Indigenous Australia

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An in-depth introduction to Australia’s rich, indigenous culture, this pocket-sized guide is an invaluable resource for learning about the 60,000-year-old history of the country. Containing everything from history and rarely seen photographs to information on traveling respectfully, the content is written by indigenous people and follows their cultural protocols and ...more
Paperback, 156 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Aboriginal Studies Press (first published 2009)
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Carol E.
Jul 07, 2015 Carol E. rated it really liked it
This is a book by and about Indigenous people of Australia. It gives a brief overview of history, culture, language, achievements, legislation and legal proceedings, arts, ceremonies, and just about anything else you need to know about Indigenous Australians. The best thing about this book is that it is written BY indigenous people themselves and not just ABOUT them. The very last page is titled "Traveling Respectfully" and provides tips on how to inquire about entering communities, what things ...more
Andrew
Jul 29, 2011 Andrew added it
My understanding of indigenous and non-indigenous relations throughout Australia's colonised history has been broadened enormously by this book. Although it is really only a starting point it has made me aware of how little I know and understand about the traditional owners of this country. I'm inspired to learn more.
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While this is a very basic little book, it's fantastic that there is such an easily accessible introductory book around.
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Bruce Pascoe was born of Bunurong and Tasmanian Aboriginal heritage in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond and graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Education. He is a member of the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative of southern Victoria and has been the director of the Australian Studies Project for the Commonwealth Schools Commission.

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