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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Edited by

Anita Heiss

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About the editor

Anita Heiss

Dr Anita Heiss is the author of non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women's fiction, poetry, social commentary and travel articles. She is a Lifetime Ambassador of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation …

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Praise for Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia is a mosaic, its more than 50 tiles –  short personal essays with unique patterns, shapes, colours and textures – coming together to form a powerful portrait of resilience.’ —The Saturday Paper

‘... provides a diverse snapshot of Indigenous Australia from a much needed Aboriginal perspective.’ —The Saturday Age

Teachers' Resources


Aboriginality, identity, kinship, culture, country, Australian history, racism

Reading age

Suitable for years 9-12


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