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Author Johnson, Dianne D. (Dianne Dorothy)

Title Lighting the way : reconciliation stories / Dianne Johnson
Published Annandale, N.S.W. : Federation Press, 2002


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  305.89915 Joh/Ltw  AVAILABLE
 MELB  305.89915 Joh/Ltw  AVAILABLE
Description x, 205 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 22 cm
Contents The precious waterhold of Illmargani -- Bunjil and the barber shop -- fighting with joy and laughing -- The serpent cope -- Fire in ice -- Sea of hands in the mist -- Painting partners -- Protecting the warrior's spirit -- Remembering Myall Creek -- The Torchbearer -- The Legacy of a tribal foremother -- Jonah's pride and the magpie -- The healing house -- Mirrilingki -- Raising the flag -- Stolen pencils -- The Sacred Lagoon -- A win for the mutawintji mob - Walking the land -- The clasping hand -- The poisoned well - When I grow up -- The giant coolamon
Summary Captures the spirit of reconciliation with a collection of stories about individual and community acts of reconciliation. Each story is personal and immediate; some trace families and relationships over generations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians
Analysis Australian Aboriginal studies Anthropology
Aboriginal reconciliation
Aboriginal culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Torres Strait Islanders -- Legal status, laws, etc
Aborigines, Australian -- Government relations
Aborigines, Australian -- Government policy
Aboriginal Australians -- Treaties
Torres Strait Islanders -- Treaties
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Treatment
Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy
Torres Strait Islanders -- Government policy
Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Government relations
Race relations - Reconciliation.
Politics and Government - National symbols and events - Sea of Hands.
Art - Artists.
Politics and Government - Political action - Heritage protection.
Sites - Mortuary sites and cemeteries.
Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.
Politics and Government - Political action - Criminal justice.
Kuungkari / Gunggari people (D37) (Qld SG55-15)
Gundungurra / Gundungura /Gandangara people (S60) (NSW SI56-09)
Torres Strait Islanders -- Government policy.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
North Yancho (Qld SH55-03)
Uluru / Ayers Rock (South Central NT SG52-08)
Kempsey (NSW N Coast SH56-14)
Myall Creek (N NSW SH56-05)
Warmun / Turkey Creek (WA East Kimberley SE52-06)
Mutawintji / Mootwingee / Mutanie (NW NSW SH54-15)
Boobera Lagoon (N NSW SH56-01)
LC no. 00002340
ISBN 1862874271 :
Other Titles Reconciliation stories