Always Was, Always Will Be

$27.99

Description

‘Each protest has been a stepping stone to the next battle...’

From the very first protest of January 26th as a Day of Mourning in 1938, to the Pilbara Strike of 1946, to the struggle for the right to vote and be counted; the fight for justice for First Nations people takes many forms.

Always Was, Always Will Be takes a closer look at some of the iconic First Peoples protest movements of the last 200 years, celebrating the strength, wisdom, and bravery of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people defending their land and asserting their right to self-determination through history.

About the Author

Aunty Fay Muir OAM is a Boonwurrung Elder who cares about sharing her culture and stories with all, to enjoy and take on a journey of learning. Stewart-Muir has worked for the Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages (VACL) for over 10 years as a Cultural Educator and language specialist, specialising in the Boon Wurrung language and being on the journey of language revitalisation, which she shares with audiences when invited to speak on the subject.

Sue Lawson writes fiction and non fiction books for children and young adults. Her books have won and been shortlisted for numerous awards, including the Family Therapists Award, the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards and the Children’s Book Council of Australia awards.

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GIFTS 

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RETURNS POSTAGE 

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