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Author Kartinyeri, Doreen.

Title Doreen Kartinyeri : my Ngarrindjeri calling / Doreen Kartinyeri and Sue Anderson.

Publication Info. Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2008.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 232 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, 1 map
Note "Doreen was a female warrior, dedicated to upholding and protecting Ngarrindjeri law. Here she reveals a deep-set desire for social justice, fuelled by passionate love and anger. Her wit and humour abound; her integrity and sense of justice inspire"--Page 4 of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-211) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary An Aboriginal insider's view into Australia's Hindmarsh Island Affair, this remarkable record tells the personal narrative of key Ngarrindjeri spokeswoman, the late Doreen Kartinyeri. Chronicling her victorious battle for the protection of Aboriginal women's sites, this witty memoir reveals Doreen's deep-set sense of justice. Doreen's experiences at the center of the media storm surrounding the building of the Hindmarsh Island Bridge--including political scandals, legal threats, the decision of a Royal Commission, and the overturning of that Commission's decision by a Federal Court--are fascinatingly detailed in this inspiring account.
Contents Contents; Acknowledgments; Illustrations; Note on Language; 1 Raukkan; 2 A Family Torn Apart; 3 Suffer the Little Children; 4 Unexpected Kindness; 5 A Hollywood Life; 6 From Madwoman to Historian; 7 Putting Black History on White Paper; 8 The Royal Witch-Hunt; 9 Epilogue; Afterword; Notes; Index.
Subject Kartinyeri, Doreen.
Kartinyeri, Doreen.
Narrinyeri (Australian people) -- Biography.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Biography.
Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Relocation.
Narrinyeri (Australian people) -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Stolen generations (Australia)
Sacred space -- Australia -- Hindmarsh Island (S.A. : Island)
Hindmarsh Island (S.A. : Island)
Added Author Anderson, Sue (Sue Ellen), 1952-
Other Form: Print version: Kartinyeri, Doreen. Doreen Kartinyeri. Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2008 9780855756598 (DLC) 2008399986 (OCoLC)213844197
ISBN 9780855756864 (electronic bk.)
0855756861 (electronic bk.)
9780855757878 (electronic bk.)
0855757876 (electronic bk.)
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