Welcome to Country: An Introduction to First Peoples for Young Australians

$29.99

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Welcome to Country: An Introduction to our First Peoples for Young Australians is essential reading for every young Australian. This seminal text introduces and illuminates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture for secondary students. Written by Professor Marcia Langton, one of Australia’s most prominent Indigenous voices, Welcome to Country is a modern, comprehensive and positive text designed to educate a new generation of Australians.

Covering everything from prehistory, post-colonial history, language, kinship, knowledge, art, performance, storytelling, native title, the Stolen Generations, making a rightful place for First Australians and looking to the future for Indigenous Australian. Young readers will come away with a solid understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia and an appreciation for the world’s oldest continuous living culture.

Priced at $29.99. $7.95 postage on book only orders.

Professor Marcia Langton AO is one of Australia's most important voices for Indigenous Australia. She first became an Indigenous rights activist at Queensland University in the 1970s, and since then has worked with the Central Land Council, the Cape York Land Council and for the 1989 Royal Commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody.

In more recent times, Professor Langton has become an academic and now works at Melbourne University. Professor Langton has received many accolades, including an Order of Australia, and has authored several books. In 1999 Professor Langton was one of five Indigenous leaders who were granted an audience with the Queen to discuss the proposed recognition of Indigenous Australians in the Australian Constitution. She is also a frequent guest on the ABC's Q&A show. Professor Langton has also authored many books most notably Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia and Welcome to Country: An Introduction to our First Peoples for Young Australians.

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