NAIDOC Week 2013 7th - 14th July.

NAIDOC Week, celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout Australia. It's a great opportunity for the community to get involved and show support.

Visiting Sutherland Library during NAIDOC Week?
A selection of titles by Aboriginal and Torres Strait authors have been made available near the front door.

Here is a list of works by Aboriginal authors selected from the Sutherland Shire Libraries collection for NAIDOC Week.

The Boundary / Nicole Watson

Manhattan Dreaming / Anita Heiss

Paris Dreaming / Anita Heiss

Bloke / Bruce Pascoe

Carpentaria / Alexis Wright

Not meeting Mr Right/ Anita Heiss

Avoiding Mr Right / Anita Heiss

Legacy / Larissa Behrendt

Home /Larissa Behrendt

Caprice: a stockman's daughter / Doris Pilkington

Under the Wintamara tree / Doris Pilkington

Follow the rabbit proof fence / Doris Pilkington Young Adult Fiction.

Njunjul the sun / McDonald and Pryor

Who am I? The diary of Mary Talence / Anita Heiss

There'll be new dreams / Philip McLaren


Double native / Fiona Wirrer-George Oochungyung

Ten Hail Marys : a memoir / Kate Howarth

Life b'long Ali Drummond: a life in the Torres Strait / Samantha Faulkner with Ali Drummond

Black swan: a Koorie woman's life / Carolyn Landon & Eileen Harrison

Raparapa: stories from the Fitzroy River drovers / Barney al

Back on the block: Bill Simon's story / Bill Simon, Des Montgomerie and Jo Tuscano

Up from the mission: selected writings / Noel Pearson

Hey mum, what's a half caste? / Lorraine McGee-Sippel

Speaking from the heart /

Isabel Flick

Last truck out / Betty Lockyer

Nova: my story / Nova Peris

My Ngarrindjeri calling / Doreen Kartinyeri

The Mish / Robert Lowe

Once in Broome / Sally Bin Demin

Kimberley stories / edited by Sandy Toussaint

My place / Sally Morgan

Shadow Lines / Stephen Kinnane Non Fiction


The Aboriginal soccer tribe / John Maynard

Our stories are our survival / Lawrence Bamblett

Singing the coast / Margaret Somerville and Tony Perkins

Indigenous peoples / Larissa Behrendt

Kurlumarniny: we come from the desert / Monty Hale (Minyjun)

Maybe tomorrow / Boori (Monty) Pryor

Kayang & me / Kim Scott, Hazel Brown

Mari Nawi : Aboriginal odysseys / Keith Vincent Smith

My people's dreaming : an Aboriginal elder speaks on life, land, spirit and forgiveness /Max Dulumunmun Harrison ; featuring photographs and recordings by Peter McConchie.
.............The ABC's Message Stick Program features a video of Uncle Max

Heartsick for country / Sally Morgan

Indigenous Australians for Dummies / Larissa Behrendt

Am I black enough for you? / Anita Heiss

Children's collection

Fog a Dox / Bruce Pascoe

Dead man's gold / Michael Torres

Playground: listening to stories from country and from inside the heart / compiled by Nadia Wheatley

The story of crow : a Nyul Nyul story / written and illustrated by Pat Torres

Savannah dreams / by Lolla Stewart, illustrated by Elaine Russell

Shake a leg / Boori Monty Pryor and Jan Ormerod

Demon guards the school yard / Anita Heiss and the students of La Perouse public school

Yirra and her deadly dog demon / Anita Heiss

Stolen Girl / Trina Saffioti

Celebrating survival day / Trish Albert

Curly saves grandma's house / Sally Morgan...

Born to run: my story / Cathy Freeman

Dharawal: the story of the Dharawal speaking people.../Les Bursill...

Babu the baby dugong / Selena Soloman

Island treasures: Torres Strait children share stories

Have you read any other great stories, celebrating the lives of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?
Please tell us about them below.