Aboriginal elders' voices : stories of the "tide of history" : Victorian Indigenous Elders' life stories & oral histories. /
Contributor(s): Harvey, KatePublisher: Melbourne, Vic. Aboriginal Community Elders Service 2003Description: vi, 263 pISBN: 9780731126781; 0731126785Subject(s): Aboriginal Australians Land Tenure | Aboriginal Australians History | Reconciliation | Aboriginal Australians Women | Older People Services For | Oral History | Cultural Identity | Aged | Child Protection | Attitudes | Aboriginal Community Elders Service (aces) | Aboriginal Australians | Aboriginal Australians Legal Status, Laws EtcDDC classification: 305.89915 ABO
Includes bibliographical references and index.
These life stories and oral histories of Indigenous elders from south-eastern Australia are an attempt to ensure that both sides of Australia s history are finally heard. They are a compelling reminder that the past is far from irrelevant: we all need to understand how it shapes the contemporary lives and responses of individuals and communities.