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

Heartsick for Country - Sally Morgan, Tjalaminu Mia, Blaze Kwaymullina

Heartsick for Country

Indigenous Etchings—Black and Sexy

Indigenous Etchings—Black and Sexy

Indigenous Etchings - Treaty

Indigenous Etchings—Treaty

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Arts (21)

Adrian Newstead - The Dealer is The Devil

The Dealer is The Devil

Jane Raffan - Power and Colour

Power + Colour

Melinda Hinkson - Remembering the future

Remembering the Future

Between Indigenous Australia and Europe: John Mawurndjul

Between Indigenous Australia and Europe: John Mawurndjul

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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

How To Start An Aboriginal Business - Neil Willmett

How to Start a Successful Aboriginal Business in Australia

Ian Keen - Aboriginal Economy and Society

Aboriginal Economy and Society

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Children (40)

One Arm Point Remote Community School - Our World

Our World—Bardi-Jaawi Life at Ardiyooloon

The Lizard Gang - Kirra Somerville

The Lizard Gang

Shake A Leg - Boori Monty Pryor

Shake a Leg

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 (40)

Jane Harrison - Becoming Kirrali Lewis

Becoming Kirrali Lewis

 Meme McDonald, Boori Monty Pryor - Njunjul The Sun

Njunjul the Sun

The Nargun And The Stars - Patricia Wrightson

The Nargun And The Stars

Melissa Lucashenko - Mullumbimby

Mullumbimby

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Health (3)

Buddhi Lokuge, Tanya Burke - A Doctor's Dream

A Doctor’s Dream

Aaron Stuart - The Story of Yudum

The Story of Yudum

Maggie Brady - First Taste

First Taste—How Indigenous Australians Learned About Grog

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History (48)

Trustees on Trial - Rosalind Kidd

Trustees on Trial: Recovering the Stolen Wages

Throwing Off The Cloak - Elizabeth Osborne

Throwing Off the Cloak

Grease and Ochre - Patsy Cameron

Grease and Ochre

The 1967 Referendum - Bain Attwood and Andrew Markus

The 1967 Referendum

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Humour, Cartoons (2)

Anita Heiss - Sacred Cows

Sacred Cows

Jackie French - Shipwreck, Sailors and 60,000 Years

Shipwreck, Sailors and 60,000 Years

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Land (10)

Bill Gammage - The Biggest Estate On Earth

The Biggest Estate on Earth

Philip A Clarke - Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use

Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use

Dark Emu

Dark Emu: Black Seeds

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)

Gone For A Song - Jeff Waters

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

Don Weatherburn - Arresting Incarceration

Arresting Incarceration: Pathways out of Indigenous Imprisonment

Thalia Anthony - Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

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Mythology (3)

May O'Brien - Bawoo Stories

Bawoo Stories

Die Regenbogenschlange - Christine Cerny

Die Regenbogen-Schlange

Singing the Coast - Tony Perkins, Margaret Somerville

Singing the Coast

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People (19)

Snake Circle - Roberta Sykes

Snake Circle

Paddy's Road: Life Stories of Patrick Dodson - Kevin Keeffe

Paddy’s Road: Life Stories of Patrick Dodson

Tim Soutphommasane - 40 Years of the Racial Discrimination Act

I’m Not Racist But - 40 Years of the Racial Discrimination Act

Snake Cradle - Roberta Sykes

Snake Cradle

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Personal Reports and Experiences (26)

Simon Flagg, Dr Sebastian Gurciullo - Footprints: The Journey of Lucy and Percy Pepper

Footprints: The Journey of Lucy and Percy Pepper

John Pilger - A Secret Country

A Secret Country

Concerned Australians - Walk With Us

Walk With Us

Am I Black Enough For You - Anita Heiss

Am I Black Enough For You?

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Politics (10)

Richard Broome - Fighting Hard - The Victorian Aborigines Advancement League

Fighting Hard—The Victorian Aborigines Advancement League

Megan Davis, George Williams - Everything You Need To Know About The Referendum To Recognise Indigenous Australians

Everything You Need To Know About The Referendum To Recognise Indigenous Australians

Black Politics - Sarah Maddison

Black Politics

The Intervention - An Anthology

The Intervention: An anthology

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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

Smoke Encrypted Whispers - Samuel Wagan Watson

Smoke Encrypted Whispers

Litte Bit Long Time - Ali Cobby Eckermann

Litte Bit Long Time

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Sport (10)

Black Crow: The Andrew McLeod Story - Andrew McLeod

Black Crow: The Andrew McLeod Story

Bruce Hearn Mackionnon - Liam Jurrah

Liam Jurrah - From Yuendumu to the MCG

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

Dizzy: The Jason Gillespie Story

John Blay - On Track

On Track

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Textbooks, Teaching, Studies (38)

Lorraine Muller - A Theory for Indigenous Australian Health and Human Service Work

A Theory for Indigenous Australian Health and Human Service Work

Minoru Hokari - Gurindji Journey

Gurindji Journey

Dharawal - Les Bursill, Mary Jacobs

Dharawal

Sarah Maddison - Beyond White Guilt

Beyond White Guilt

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Travel (4)

Aboriginal Australia and the Torres Strait Islands

Aboriginal Australia and the Torres Strait Islands

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

Aboriginal Darwin

Aboriginal Sydney - Melinda Hinkson

Aboriginal Sydney

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

The Melbourne Dreaming

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