First Nations Recommended Reads

FICTION

Aboriginal Country, Lisa Bellear, UWA Publishing
Home, Larissa Behrendt, UQP
Ruby Moonlight, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Magabala Books  
Terra Nullius, Claire G Coleman, Hachette
The Old Lie, Claire G Coleman, Hachette Australia
Living on Stolen Land, Ambelin Kwaymullina, Magabala Books 
Who Am I? Anita Heiss, Penguin
Too Much Lip, Melissa Lucashenko, UQP
Mullumbimby, Melissa Lucashenko, UQP
A Most Peculiar Act, Marie Munkara, Magabala Books
The Drover’s Wife, Leah Purcell, Penguin 
Kindred, Kirli Saunders, Magabala Books
The Yield, Tara June Winch, Penguin Books 
Lemons in the Chicken Wire, Alison Whittaker, Magabala Books
Fire Front – First Nations Poetry and Power today, Alison Whittaker (ed), UQP 
Carpentaria, Alexis Wright, Giramondo
The Swan Book, Alexis Wright, Giramondo

NON-FICTION

Inside My Mother, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Giramondo
I’m the One That Know This Country, Jessie Lennon, AIATSIS 
Welcome to Country, Marcia Langton, Hardie Grant
Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence, Doris Garimara Pilkington, UQP
Am I Black Enough for You?, Anita Heiss, Penguin Books 
Talkin’ Up to the White Woman: Indigenous Women and Feminism, Aileen Moreton-Robinson, UQP
The Cherry Picker’s Daughter, Kerry Reed Gilbert, Wild Dingo Press
Top End Girl, Miranda Tapsell, Hachette 
Snake Cradle, Roberta Sykes, Allen & Unwin
Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia, Anita Heiss (ed), Black Inc

KIDS

Catching Teller Crow, Ambelin Kwaymullina and Ezekiel Kwaymullina, Allen & Unwin
Respect, Aunty Fay Muir & Sue Lawson, Magabala
Ghost Bird, Lisa Fuller, UQP
Baby Business, Jasmine Seymour, Magabala Books
Tom Tom, Rosemary Sullivan, and Dee Huxley, Harper Collins

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