The fascinating story of what happened to one community after the Europeans came. It places the conflict over land and the impact on the Aborigines' sense of place in the context of changing lifestyles. As well as exploring the past, this book demonstrates the importance of the past in shaping the present.So we young people should learn about our ways because our fathers and grandfathers will be gone. ... Like the song, this book examines the Yanyuwa past as a way to understand their rapidly changing present. ... possible to note something new: areas being cleared for buildings; fences, roads; light, electricity or telephone poles; television or radio receiver dishes; caravan parks, shops and schools.
|Title||:||Land Is Life|
|Author||:||Richard Baker, Richard Munro Baker|
|Publisher||:||Allen & Unwin - 1999|