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Burarrwanga, Laklak and family (including Sarah Wright, Sardie Suchet-Pearson, Kate Lloyd): Welcome to my Country.

** BURARRWANGA, Laklak and family (including Sarah Wright, Sardie Suchet-Pearson, Kate Lloyd) Welcome to my Country Allen & Unwin, 2013 209pp $18.99 pbk ISBN 9781743313961 SCIS 1621425

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The collaboration of Yolnu family and artists, writers and photographers has produced a beautifully engaging, informative and direct story of the people of Arnhem Land. Their history, beliefs, connection to country and language have been seamlessly incorporated into this stunning book. Laklak's story touches on every facet of complex and strong culture, its history since dreaming and its aspirations for the younger generation. Told in a warm, confidential and gentle style this book is a real treasure for readers of all ages. Highly recommended.

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Author:Dayman, Chris
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Date:Nov 1, 2013
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