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.