Books

People: Amy Nuggett

Museum curator Sandy Toussaint tells the story of the exhibition Ngurntakura Wangki.

It featured the work of Amy Nuggett and other artists.

This feature article also tells the story of the book, also called Ngurntakura Wangki,¬†about Amy Nuggett’s life and times.

The Conversation [read this story]

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Monday, June 2nd, 2014 Aboriginal, Fitzroy Crossing Comments Off

Books: Aborigines ‘farmed’ the land

Aborigines all over Australia farmed the land, according to a new book published in Broome.

Deadly Vibe [read this story]

 

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Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 Aboriginal, Environment Comments Off

Books: Cicada by Moira McKinnon

Dr Moira McKinnon has written a novel about two women fleeing across the Kimberley after World War II.

The Age [read this story]

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Sunday, March 16th, 2014 Aboriginal Comments Off

The Koombana tragedy – a new book

In 1912 a cyclone sunk a ship carrying 156 people, the Koombana.

The wreck has never been found.

Author Annie Boyd will be launching her new book on the mystery next month.

The West Regional [read this story]

 

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Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 Uncategorized Comments Off

People: Amy Nuggett

Perth’s Gallery Central is showing Walmajarri woman Amy Nuggett’s work from this Wednesday 10 February.

There will also be a launch of her new book at the official opening on Friday.

You can read a media release here:

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Saturday, February 8th, 2014 Aboriginal, People Comments Off

People: Wes Wortley

Ten-year-old Wes Wortley, of Ruby Plains Station, is featured along with his pony in a new book.

The West Australian [read this story]

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Monday, January 6th, 2014 People Comments Off

Books: New Mary and Elizabeth Durack biography

A new biography of the Durack sisters is available.

PS News [read this story]

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Saturday, December 7th, 2013 People Comments Off

Books: Living with rheumatoid arthritis

Kununurra identity Norma Wainwright has published a new book about her challenge with a painful chronic condition.

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Monday, November 25th, 2013 Kununurra, People Comments Off
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