Authors » Alexander Brown
Alexander ‘Sandy’ Brown was born on De Grey Station in January 1930. As a boy he learned the Ngarla Nyamal, and Coastal Nyangumarta languages, the niceties and intricacies of their cultures, and all the Aboriginal knowledge and skills of bush living. He also learned many station skills. He learned to read and write in 1984, and has been recording aspects of his language and culture ever since.
Winner, Kate Chaillis RAKA Award, 2005
Books available from Fremantle Press
- Ngarla Songs 2003
Whisky Charlie Foxtrot Reading
Annabel Smith’s Whisky Charlie Foxtrot was shortlisted for the 2013 Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA). The winner, Fish-Hair Woman was announced on Friday night. Here’s a reading Annabel prepared for her presentation at the Wheeler Centre award ceremony.