Aboriginal Australia resources
This section is there to help you find good books, movies, music and other resources like newsletters, postings or newspapers.
Find books by Aboriginal authors and read about Aboriginal life first-hand. All books are hand-picked and I try to balance Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal authors.
Indigenous Australia for Dummies
What is The Dreaming? How many different Aboriginal tribes and languages once existed in Australia? What is the purpose of a corroboree? What effect do the events of the past have on Indigenous peoples today?
Indigenous Australia For Dummies… Read on
Conspiracy of Silence
The Queensland frontier was more violent than any other Australian colony.
From the first penal settlement at Moreton Bay in 1824, as white… Read on
Protest, Land Rights and Riots
The 1970s saw the battle for Aboriginal people’s struggles for recognition of their postcolonial rights.
Rural communities, where large… Read on
A Boy’s Short Life: The True Story Of Warren Braedon
He never knew his name, he never knew his mother, he never knew his family, he never knew his people, he never knew his country.
Born Alice… Read on
The Swan Book
The Swan Book is set in the future, with Aboriginal people still living under the intervention in the north, in an environment fundamentally… Read on
Browse a list of 248 movies by Aboriginal directors or about Aboriginal issues, including documentaries, shorts and more.
Redfern Now centres on a diverse group of individuals from 6 families whose lives are changed by a freakish or serendipitous occurrence. The characters are caught at moments that in time define them: a decision to pick up the phone, to ignore… Read on
Big Name No Blanket
The charismatic and inspirational frontman of the Warumpi Band, George Rrurrambu Burarrawanga, hailed from Elcho Island, off the coast of… Read on
Like many young Aboriginal men, Jack Buckskin grew up not knowing his traditional language and culture, as it had been driven almost to… Read on
In his astonishing and mesmerising new film, Ivan Sen uses the conventions of the Western and the police procedural in a subtle examination of… Read on
Mabo - Life of an Island Man
A man ahead of his time, Eddie Koiki Mabo, left an indelible legacy to the people of Australia, reshaping the landscape and opening up… Read on
Check out Healing Stone - The Best Of Yothu Yindi, the new album by Yothu Yindi.
More than 40 Aborigial musicians.
You'll be surprised how many Aboriginal stations broadcast into Indigenous communities. Read also about Australia's only Aboriginal TV station, NITV.
There is no better way than to read the view of the 'other' side. Check out Aboriginal newspapers both online and of paper.
Select from a German newsletter with a large audience and two lists which bring you news clippings with Aboriginal relevance.
Gary Radler has some superb photos of Aboriginal people—women, men and children. You can purchase private and commercial licenses on his site.
Can't find what you're looking for? Check out our Aboriginal Book Store!