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

Antipodes

Antipodes: Poetic Responses

John Ogden - Portraits From a Land Without People

Portraits From a Land Without People

Indigenous Etchings - Treaty

Indigenous Etchings—Treaty

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Arts (21)

Gaye Sculthorpe - Indigenous Australia - Enduring Civilisation

Indigenous Australia - Enduring Civilisation

Ian W McLean - How Aborigines Invented the Idea of Contemporary Art

How Aborigines Invented the Idea of Contemporary Art

Adrian Newstead - The Dealer is The Devil

The Dealer is The Devil

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

Ngaanyatjarra: Art of the Lands

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Business and Economy (3)

How To Start An Aboriginal Business - Neil Willmett

How to Start a Successful Aboriginal Business in Australia

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

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Children (40)

Dub (David) Leffler - Once There Was A Boy

Once There Was A Boy

Gregg Dreise - Silly Birds

Silly Birds

Gladys Milroy - Dingo's Tree

Dingo’s Tree

Michelle Gillespie - Sam, Grace and the Shipwreck

Sam, Grace and the Shipwreck

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Education (1)

Dr Chris Sarra - Good Morning Mr Sarra

Good Morning, Mr Sarra

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Fiction, Novels (40)

Anita Heiss - Not Meeting Mr Right

Not Meeting Mr Right

Meme McDonald, Boori Monty Pryor - The Binna Binna Man

The Binna Binna Man

Pemulwuy Weeatunga: The Fethafoot Chronicles: Nyarla and The Circle of Stones

The Fethafoot Chronicles: Nyarla and The Circle of Stones

Scream Black Murder - Philip McLaren

Scream Black Murder

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Health (3)

Maggie Brady - First Taste

First Taste—How Indigenous Australians Learned About Grog

Buddhi Lokuge, Tanya Burke - A Doctor's Dream

A Doctor’s Dream

Aaron Stuart - The Story of Yudum

The Story of Yudum

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History (48)

Alexandra Roginski - The Hanged Man and the Body Thief

The Hanged Man and the Body Thief

Aboriginal Australians - Richard Broome

Aboriginal Australians

Convincing Ground - Bruce Pascoe

Convincing Ground

Aboriginal Victorians - Richard Broome

Aboriginal Victorians

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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)

Philip A Clarke - Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use

Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use

Deborah Bird Rose - Country of the Heart

Country of the Heart

Peter McConchie - Fire and the Story of Burning Country

Fire and the Story of Burning Country

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

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Language (2)

Diana Eades - Aboriginal ways of using English

Aboriginal ways of using English

David Horton - Aboriginal Australia Wall Map

Aboriginal Australia Wall Map

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Law & Justice (3)

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

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

Singing the Coast - Tony Perkins, Margaret Somerville

Singing the Coast

Die Regenbogenschlange - Christine Cerny

Die Regenbogen-Schlange

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People (19)

Snake Dancing - Roberta Sykes

Snake Dancing

Gordon Briscoe - Racial Folly

Racial Folly-A Twentieth Century Aboriginal Family

Lani Brennan - Lani's Story

Lani’s Story

Doreen Kartinyeri: My Ngarrindjeri Calling

Doreen Kartinyeri: My Ngarrindjeri Calling

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Personal Reports and Experiences (26)

Seven Seasons in Aurukun - Paula Shaw

Seven Seasons in Aurukun

Dreamkeepers - Harvey Arden

Dreamkeepers

This Is What We Said

This Is What We Said

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

Footprints: The Journey of Lucy and Percy Pepper

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Politics (10)

Henry Reynolds - Aboriginal Sovereignty

Aboriginal Sovereignty

The Politics of Suffering: Indigenous Australia and the End of the Liberal Consensus - Peter Sutton

The Politics of Suffering: Indigenous Australia and the End of the Liberal Consensus

Richard Broome - Fighting Hard - The Victorian Aborigines Advancement League

Fighting Hard—The Victorian Aborigines Advancement League

Black Politics - Sarah Maddison

Black Politics

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Spirituality & Poetry (9)

Islam Dreaming - Peta Stephenson

Islam Dreaming: Indigenous Muslims in Australia

White Christ Black Cross - Noel Loos

White Christ Black Cross

Ali Cobby Eckermann - Love Dreaming & Other Poems

Love Dreaming & Other Poems

Litte Bit Long Time - Ali Cobby Eckermann

Litte Bit Long Time

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Sport (10)

Bruce Hearn Mackionnon - Liam Jurrah

Liam Jurrah - From Yuendumu to the MCG

Black Crow: The Andrew McLeod Story - Andrew McLeod

Black Crow: The Andrew McLeod Story

Brotherboys: The Story of Jim and Phillip Krakouer - Sean Gorman

Brotherboys: The Story of Jim and Phillip Krakouer

John Maynard - Aboriginal Stars of the Turf

Aboriginal Stars of the Turf

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Textbooks, Teaching, Studies (38)

Aboriginal Suicide is Different - Colin Tatz

Aboriginal Suicide is Different

Felicity Collins, Therese Davis - Australian Cinema After Mabo

Australian Cinema After Mabo

Gunyah, Goondie and Wurley - Paul Memmott

Gunyah, Goondie and Wurley

Compromised Jurisprudence: Native Title Cases Since Mabo - Lisa Strelein

Compromised Jurisprudence: Native Title Cases Since Mabo

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Travel (4)

Aboriginal Australia and the Torres Strait Islands

Aboriginal Australia and the Torres Strait Islands

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

Aboriginal Sydney - Melinda Hinkson

Aboriginal Sydney

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