Aboriginal books

Books for the Australian Curriculum

If you are looking for books about Aboriginal history and culture for the Australian Curriculum check out Booktopia's collection of textbooks.

Amazon offers a number of educational teaching books.

Magabala Books offers teacher's notes to some of its children's books.

Anthologies (7)

Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature

Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature

John Ogden - Portraits From a Land Without People

Portraits From a Land Without People

Antipodes

Antipodes: Poetic Responses

Indigenous Etchings - Treaty

Indigenous Etchings—Treaty

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Arts (23)

Jane Raffan - Power and Colour

Power + Colour

Seva Frangos -  Timothy Cook - Dancing with the Moon

Timothy Cook - Dancing with the Moon

Tim Acker, John Carty: Ngaanyatjarra: Art of the Lands

Ngaanyatjarra: Art of the Lands

Jill Stubington - Singing The Land

Singing the Land: The Power of Performance in Aboriginal Life

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Business and Economy (3)

Aboriginal Business: Alliances in a Remote Australian Town - Kimberly Christen

Aboriginal Business: Alliances in a Remote Australian Town

Ian Keen - Aboriginal Economy and Society

Aboriginal Economy and Society

How To Start An Aboriginal Business - Neil Willmett

How to Start a Successful Aboriginal Business in Australia

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Children (42)

One Arm Point Remote Community School - Our World

Our World—Bardi-Jaawi Life at Ardiyooloon

Rose Giannone - What's Your Story

What’s Your Story

Anne Morgan - The Glow Worm Cave

The Glow Worm Cave

Gladys Milroy - Dingo's Tree

Dingo’s Tree

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Education (1)

Dr Chris Sarra - Good Morning Mr Sarra

Good Morning, Mr Sarra

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Fiction, Novels (43)

Paris Dreaming - Anita Heiss

Paris Dreaming

Gary Taaffe - Urban Hunters

Urban Hunters series

Clare Atkins - Nona and Me

Nona And Me

Alexis Wright - The Swan Book

The Swan Book

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Health (3)

Aaron Stuart - The Story of Yudum

The Story of Yudum

Buddhi Lokuge, Tanya Burke - A Doctor's Dream

A Doctor’s Dream

Maggie Brady - First Taste

First Taste—How Indigenous Australians Learned About Grog

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History (49)

Aboriginal Australians - Richard Broome

Aboriginal Australians

Alan Parkinson - Maralinga - Australia's Nuclear Waste Cover-up

Maralinga - Australia’s Nuclear Waste Cover-up

Murray Johnson, Ian McFarlane: Van Diemen's Land - An Aboriginal History

Van Diemen’s Land - An Aboriginal History

Throwing Off The Cloak - Elizabeth Osborne

Throwing Off the Cloak

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Humour, Cartoons (2)

Jackie French - Shipwreck, Sailors and 60,000 Years

Shipwreck, Sailors and 60,000 Years

Anita Heiss - Sacred Cows

Sacred Cows

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Land (10)

Bill Gammage - The Biggest Estate On Earth

The Biggest Estate on Earth

Deborah Bird Rose - Country of the Heart

Country of the Heart

Karl Erik Sveiby, Tex Skuthorpe - Treading Lightly: The Hidden Wisdom of the World’s Oldest People

Treading Lightly: The Hidden Wisdom of the World’s Oldest People

Heidi Norman - What Do We Want? A Political History of Aboriginal Land Rights in NSW

What Do We Want? A Political History of Aboriginal Land Rights in NSW

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Language (2)

David Horton - Aboriginal Australia Wall Map

Aboriginal Australia Wall Map

Diana Eades - Aboriginal ways of using English

Aboriginal ways of using English

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Law & Justice (3)

Thalia Anthony - Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

Don Weatherburn - Arresting Incarceration

Arresting Incarceration: Pathways out of Indigenous Imprisonment

Gone For A Song - Jeff Waters

Gone for a Song: Death and Desperation in the Deep North

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Mythology (3)

Die Regenbogenschlange - Christine Cerny

Die Regenbogen-Schlange

Singing the Coast - Tony Perkins, Margaret Somerville

Singing the Coast

May O'Brien - Bawoo Stories

Bawoo Stories

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People (21)

Chris Woodland - Billy the Blackfella from Bourke

Billy the Blackfella from Bourke

Rob Riley: An Aboriginal Leader's Quest for Justice

Rob Riley: An Aboriginal Leader’s Quest for Justice

Joan Martin (Yarrna) - A Widi Woman

A Widi Woman

Maybe Tomorrow - Boori (Monty) Pryor

Maybe Tomorrow

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Personal Reports and Experiences (27)

NT Consultations Report 2011

NT Consultations Report 2011

Seven Seasons in Aurukun - Paula Shaw

Seven Seasons in Aurukun

Tripping Over Feathers - Peter Read

Tripping Over Feathers

Dreamkeepers - Harvey Arden

Dreamkeepers

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Politics (11)

Alison Holland - Just Relations

Just Relations

Rhonda Craven, Anthony Dillon, Nigel Parbury - In Black & White Australians All at the Crossroads

In Black & White Australians All at the Crossroads

Richard Broome - Fighting Hard - The Victorian Aborigines Advancement League

Fighting Hard—The Victorian Aborigines Advancement League

Charles D Rowley - Recovery: The Politics of Aboriginal Reform

Recovery: The Politics of Aboriginal Reform

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Spirituality & Poetry (9)

Ali Cobby Eckermann - Love Dreaming & Other Poems

Love Dreaming & Other Poems

Islam Dreaming - Peta Stephenson

Islam Dreaming: Indigenous Muslims in Australia

Elizabeth Hodgson - Skin Painting

Skin Painting

Litte Bit Long Time - Ali Cobby Eckermann

Litte Bit Long Time

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Sport (10)

John Maynard - The Aboriginal Soccer Tribe

The Aboriginal Soccer Tribe

Black Crow: The Andrew McLeod Story - Andrew McLeod

Black Crow: The Andrew McLeod Story

Sean Gorman - Legends - The AFL Indigenous Team of the Century 1905-2005

Legends - The AFL Indigenous Team of the Century 1905-2005

Dizzy - The Jason Gillespie Story - Jason Gillespie, Lawrie Colliver

Dizzy: The Jason Gillespie Story

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Textbooks, Teaching, Studies (39)

Belinda Wheeler - A Companion to Australian Aboriginal Literature

A Companion to Australian Aboriginal Literature

Das Australien-Lesebuch - Barbara Barkhausen

Das Australien-Lesebuch

Nigel Parbury: Survival - A History of Aboriginal Life in New South Wales

Survival - A History of Aboriginal Life in New South Wales

Gary Johns - Aboriginal Self-Determination

Aboriginal Self-Determination

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Travel (4)

Aboriginal Australia and the Torres Strait Islands

Aboriginal Australia and the Torres Strait Islands

Aboriginal Sydney - Melinda Hinkson

Aboriginal Sydney

Melbourne Dreaming: A Guide to the Aboriginal Places of Melbourne - Meyer Eidelson

The Melbourne Dreaming

Aboriginal Darwin: A Guide to Exploring Important Sites of the Past and Present - Toni Bauman, Samantha Wells

Aboriginal Darwin

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