What The Colonists Never Knew: A History of Aboriginal Sydney
24cm x 17cm. [iii], 236 pages, colour photographs, map. Illustrated wrappers.
“What the Colonists Never Knew paints a vivid picture of what it was like to grow up Aboriginal in Sydney, alongside the colonists, from 1788 to the present. Dennis, the grandson of Clarice Malinda Lougher, the last practising matriarch of the Gai-mariagal clan, was immersed in cultural knowledge and lore from an early age. Through his eyes we see a Sydney of totemic landscapes resonating with ceremonial sites and ancestral activity, song-lines and walking tracks, habitat caves and middens, and share memories of what has been lost…” (publisher’s blurb)
. New Book.
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