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Speaking From the Heart: Stories of Life, Family and Country

Written by Blaze Kwaymullina, Tjalaminu Mia, and Sally Morgan


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Eighteen Aboriginal Australians from across the country share powerful stories that are central to their lives, family, community or country. Stories which provide readers with a very personal picture of the history, culture and contemporary experience of Aboriginal Australia.

ISBN 9781921064838 (Paperback)
Formats B Format (198 x 130mm) (Paperback)
Categories Short Stories & Anthologies
Indigenous Writing
Current Affairs, Culture & Social History
Autobiography, Biography & Memoir
Pages 320
Publication Year 2007
Edition 1st
Publisher Fremantle Press
  • Blaze kwaymullina

    Blaze Kwaymullina

    Blaze Kwaymullina worked with Sally Morgan at the Centre for Indigenous History and the Arts at the University of Western Australia and co-edited Speaking from the Heart and Heartsick for Country. Read more

  • Tjalaminu mia

    Tjalaminu Mia

    Tjalaminu Mia is a Noongar woman with bloodline links to the Minang and Goreng peoples of the south-west of Western Australia. She was a research fellow in Oral History and the Arts in the School of Indigenous Studies at the University of Western Australia, and is now the CEO of the Sister Kate’s Home Kids Aboriginal Corporation, a Stolen Generations organisation. Read more

  • Morgan sally

    Sally Morgan

    Sally Morgan was born in Perth, in 1951. She has published books for both adults and children, including her acclaimed autobiography, My Place. She has also established a national reputation as an artist and has works in many private and public collections.     Read more