Sister Girl: The Writings of Aboriginal Activist and Historian Jackie Huggins
The articles in this unique collection represent a decade of writing by Aboriginal historian and activist Jackie Huggins. These essays and interviews combine both the public and the personal in a bold trajectory tracing one Murri woman's journey towards self-discovery and human understanding. As a widely respected cultural educator and analyst, Huggins offers an Aboriginal view of the history, values and struggles of Indigenous people. Sister Girl examines many topics, including community action, political commitment, the tradition and value or oral history, and government intervention in Aboriginal lives.
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