Autobiography; author brought up in Perth in ignorance of her Aboriginal background; process of discovering her Aboriginality; includes autobiographical narratives of maternal grandmother and grandmother's brother; they were Baljgu born on Corunna Downs Station.
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After a few minutes, Nan said, 'My eyes aren't that bad, Sally, I can see you there,
spyin' on us'. 'I'm not spying', I defended myself. 'Keep talking, don't let me stop
you.' 'We're not talkin' no more', Nan said. 'You hear that, Arthur, no more!
THERE'S. A. WILL. 'I'm going to write a book.' It was the beginning of 1979, a
good time for resolutions. Mum looked shocked. 'Another new scheme, eh?' she
asked sarcastically. She was used to my wild ideas. 'Not just a scheme this time,
Well, I'd like to finish my story there. That's the important part. I been livin' in
Mucka for years now. I got my children all growed up and my farm is comin' along
real nice. I still put a crop in and I got my pigs and there's plenty of the wildlife on
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Read in one afternoon, evening, and night. Just mesmerizing. I still think people should not drink if they're having trouble, and not have more kids if they can't take care of the ones they have, but ... Read full review