Secondhand. Good condition. Wear to book edges and corners. Previous owner has dog-eared several pages.
This text is about the indigenous Nyoongar people of the southwest Western Australia and their perspectives on racism, which has had a devastating effect on their lives and culture since colonisation.
It is also about the multicultural policies that are effective in Australia. Rosemary Van den Berg and those Nyoongars people interviewed, give valuable insight into Aboriginal lives. Their comments reveal how the Nyoongar people survived the onslaught of colonialism, cultural genocide, the horrendous state government policies under which they were forced to exist, the Stolen Generations of children and the loss of their land, identity, culture, and purpose in their lives.
Presently, they are fighting for equality and for recognition as being part of the oldest living culture in the world, that of the Australian Aborigines. (back cover)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers, please note that this book may contain descriptions and/or images of people who have passed away.