Books tagged: aboriginal culture

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The Feast of the Bunya
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Ulloola Yaluma has done a bad, bad thing. Worse, everyone in the Sea Eagle clan knows about it. When the old men send him across the mountains carrying news of the great bunya feasting, Ulloola thinks he’s got off lightly. But when he begins his bride-service for his betrothed, the very beautiful and independent Baringa, things get very, very dangerous. "Very beautiful writing" ABC
High School Hit List
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Jimmy can talk to animals. No big deal, probably part of his Mohawk heritage. But one day, Coyote tells him, "You have to go to school. There's going to be trouble." Turns out a bully's slashing his way through a hit list, starting with one of the vice principals and closing in on Jimmy himself at number four. Now Jimmy's got to protect them all--with some help from the birds and the beasts.
Soaring With Cockatoos
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The last decades of the nineteenth century. European powers are colonising the whole planet and seem unstoppable. In the British colony of Western Australia white settlers ignore the rights of the Aborigines, murder them or chase them from their land, or perhaps readmit them to work as unpaid labourers on newly created properties. This is their story...
Shadow Dreaming
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Series: The Dreaming, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 158,270. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
It is an ancient Lore. They are a people who live by different rules in a modern world. Reach out and touch the Dreaming of the Ancient Australian Aboriginal Lore, travel with the Rainbow Serpent and other Spirit Creatures of the Dreamtime. Learn how a world very different from your own survives amongst us. The loves, trials and passions of the Shaman as they move through our world.
The Geologic Model of Religion
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 136,490. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
There might be 100,000 books written about religion but the Geologic Model of Religion is unlike any other. Drawing upon evidence from anthropology, archaeology and scripture religion is divided into worldviews and afterlife paradigms. This new model evidences several long lost prehistoric religious belief systems and explains the origin of spirituality in settled societies.
The Soldier's Seed
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Series: Southern Skyes, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by thewordverve. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Nicholas Thomas, a soldier in the New South Wales Corps, loathes his life in Sydney Town and through a series of events of his own making he finds himself running from his past to what could be an even worse fate. While pioneering a new settlement that encounters one problem after another, he struggles to find his true self and identify.
The White Aborigine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In the way life imitates art, Gerry Walshe's life began in a way similar to that of Steve Martin's character Navin R. Johnson in the movie 'The Jerk'. Gerry Walshe spent his early years living as an Australian Aborigine. As the illegitimate son of a Roman Catholic woman, he was given away to a tribal Aboriginal woman at the age of four months. This is his story - an Australian story.
The Seeds of Ostara
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Olwen is heiress to centuries of witchcraft. Fleeing from an unwanted suitor, she chooses to start anew in the young settlement of Albany, Australia. There she will find friendship, love, and heartache and face terrible danger. But it is a shocking secret from the past that will cause Olwen to work the greatest act of magic of her life in order to save her family from ruin.
Beyond the Crossing
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Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In 'Beyond the Crossing', Liz and her partner Martin, lived together in Melbourne in the early 1970s. Nearly everyone was attending antiwar protests and smoking dope in dimly lit folk clubs. They found they had inadvertently joined the rat race and decided to move to outback Australia and work in an Aboriginal community. It changes their lives forever.
The Pilbara Affair
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Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 18. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,440. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Pilbara in the searing heat of Western Australia is not a place for the faint hearted. Billions of dollars are made from mining iron ore for sale. Who would care if two Aboriginal men are murdered so that someone can get their hands on a mine owned by a beautiful widow? Ex Police Detective Ben Hood ends up in the middle of a brutal family war which plunges him into The Pilbara Affair.