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Mapoon under the Moravians 1891-1919
Price: Free! Words: 54,860. Language: Australian English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Founded in 1891 to stop Aboriginal people being kidnapped, and burned to the ground in 1963, this is the sorry story of Mapoon Mission. Established by the Moravians, an evangelical sect from Europe with a reputation for working in isolated places in a difficult climate, this is the story of the first 3 decades of Mapoon under the Moravian
Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples®
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
Whether you’re just starting out or want to increase your knowledge, Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples® is written to support people in their Indigenous relations endeavours. The fourth edition has additional content and a fresh look inside and out.
Prisoner in Paradise
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Prisoner in Paradise is the story of five generations of an Aboriginal family as they have unwittingly and also knowingly struggled against annihilation. Australia has recently been facing an awakening of race relations in respect to Indigenous people but many people remain blissfully ignorant of the true facts.
Ottissippi The Truth about Great Lakes Indian History and The Gateway to the West
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 236,510. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
The sweeping history of the Great Lakes Indians. Lower Michigan was the highly contested gateway to the West and wealth. The complex, scattered, buried, inaccessible, now accessible, in the extraordinary research, in one volume. An important contribution to education and research. Know the truth and history, of the Three Fires, Ojibwe - Chippewa, Ottawa, Pottawatomi, Huron and many more tribes.
Lizzie's Tale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,350. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Raped and reduced to working in a brothel to keep her baby, unwed, teenage mother, Lizzie, forges a new life for herself and her child in the Kimberley region of Australia. But can she evade her persecutors and ultimately bring to them to justice?
Tchernaya Creek
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: Australian English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
There is a tiny creek on Australia's east-coast Bruce Highway Queensland, called Tchernaya Creek, which is a Russian name. Research has the name coming from Russian immigrants escaping communism and building a new life in Central Queensland in the Colonial settlement era. This is the story of how Tchernaya Creek got its name.
In Our Own Aboriginal Voice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
An anthology of Aboriginal writers and artists in the province of British Columbia. “The time for our own stories has arrived, our own written words, our own voices. It is through our stories that we discover our roots.” – Terri Mack, Strong Nations
Brushstrokes 2
You set the price! Words: 10,040. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Skye discovers she is pregnant. She isn't quite sure who the father is. Not that it matters, she isn't planning on keeping the baby. She searches for a way to get a late term termination over east. Meanwhile, her current boyfriend, indigenous Koori, Dylan, is searching for something else, and her ex, Josh, is only seeking the next wave to catch as he flees parenthood.
Tales Our Enemies Tell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,580. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the late 1800s, Jesuit missionaries working in North-Central British Columbia recorded the oral histories of the Yinka Dene people. Based on one of these histories, Tales Our Enemies Tell is the story of the aging Hadintel, chief of the village of Chinlac, who in self-defense unknowingly kills the only son of the Silquotin dennza.
Black Hearts, Gold Minds - Murder Mystery in the West Australian Outback Goldfields
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,450. Language: Australian English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In the aftermath of World War 2, two returned soldiers try their luck in the outback goldfields of Western Australia. Murder and mystery abound involving tribal aborigines and greedy fortune hunters. The book details the tribal life of the aboriginal people, their black tracking skills and their customs. Police/aboriginal conflict is a highlight of the book.