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)

Indigenous Etchings - Treaty

Indigenous Etchings—Treaty

Antipodes

Antipodes: Poetic Responses

John Ogden - Portraits From a Land Without People

Portraits From a Land Without People

Indigenous Etchings—Black and Sexy

Indigenous Etchings—Black and Sexy

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Arts (22)

Melinda Hinkson - Remembering the Future

Remembering the Future

Jennifer Isaacs - Tiwi

Tiwi

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)

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)

Rose Giannone - What's Your Story

What’s Your Story

One Arm Point Remote Community School - Our World

Our World—Bardi-Jaawi Life at Ardiyooloon

The Lizard Gang - Kirra Somerville

The Lizard Gang

Walking with Seasons in Kakadu - Diane Lucas and Ken Searle

Walking with Seasons in Kakadu

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Education (1)

Dr Chris Sarra - Good Morning Mr Sarra

Good Morning, Mr Sarra

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Fiction, Novels (43)

Noel Beddoe - The Yalda Crossing

The Yalda Crossing

Sweet Water - Stolen Land - Philip McLaren

Sweet Water - Stolen Land

Steve Hawke - Jandamarra

Jandamarra

D. Bruno Starrs - That Blackfella Bloodsucka Dance

That Blackfella Bloodsucka Dance!

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Health (3)

Buddhi Lokuge, Tanya Burke - A Doctor's Dream

A Doctor’s Dream

Maggie Brady - First Taste

First Taste—How Indigenous Australians Learned About Grog

Aaron Stuart - The Story of Yudum

The Story of Yudum

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History (48)

Trustees on Trial - Rosalind Kidd

Trustees on Trial: Recovering the Stolen Wages

Diane Bell - Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin

Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin: A World That Is, Was, And Will Be

Mari Nawi: Aboriginal Odysseys - Keith Vincent Smith

Mari Nawi: Aboriginal Odysseys

Jane Lydon - The Flash of Recognition

The Flash of Recognition

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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)

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

Peter McConchie - Fire and the Story of Burning Country

Fire and the Story of Burning Country

Philip A Clarke - Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use

Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use

Dark Emu

Dark Emu: Black Seeds

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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)

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)

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

Doreen Kartinyeri: My Ngarrindjeri Calling

Doreen Kartinyeri: My Ngarrindjeri Calling

Gordon Briscoe - Racial Folly

Racial Folly-A Twentieth Century Aboriginal Family

Ray Martin: Stories of My Life

Ray: Stories of My Life

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Personal Reports and Experiences (27)

Dreamkeepers - Harvey Arden

Dreamkeepers

My Bundjalung People - Ruby Langford Ginibi

My Bundjalung People

Dog Ear Cafe - Andrew Stojanovksi

Dog Ear Café

Eileen Harrison, Carolyn Landon - Black Swan: A Koorie Woman’s Life

Black Swan: A Koorie Woman’s Life

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Politics (11)

Charles D Rowley - Recovery: The Politics of Aboriginal Reform

Recovery: The Politics of Aboriginal Reform

Richard Broome - Fighting Hard - The Victorian Aborigines Advancement League

Fighting Hard—The Victorian Aborigines Advancement League

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

In Black & White Australians All at the Crossroads

Henry Reynolds - Aboriginal Sovereignty

Aboriginal Sovereignty

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Spirituality & Poetry (9)

Litte Bit Long Time - Ali Cobby Eckermann

Litte Bit Long Time

Elizabeth Hodgson - Skin Painting

Skin Painting

Burraga Gutya, Ken Canning - Yimbama

Yimbama

White Christ Black Cross - Noel Loos

White Christ Black Cross

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Sport (10)

Bruce Hearn Mackionnon - Liam Jurrah

Liam Jurrah - From Yuendumu to the MCG

John Maynard - Aborigines & the Sport of Kings

Aborigines & the Sport of Kings

Matthew Klugman, Gary Osmond - Black And Proud

Black and Proud

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

Brotherboys: The Story of Jim and Phillip Krakouer

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Textbooks, Teaching, Studies (39)

Steve Morton, Mandy Martin, Kim Mahood, John Carty: Desert Lake

Desert Lake: Art, Science And Stories From Paruku

Felicity Collins, Therese Davis - Australian Cinema After Mabo

Australian Cinema After Mabo

Larissa Behrendt - Indigenous Australia for Dummies

Indigenous Australia for Dummies

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 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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