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Paper Chain Bookshop
34 Franklin St Manuka 6pm 31 July
31st July 2018
24th July 2018
BOOK LAUNCH ABORIGINES ADVANCEMENT LEAGUE
This is a highly engaging and inspiring memoir. At its centre is the story of Mapoon which has all the elements of a great drama with the violent expulsion of the community in 1963 and their triumphant return eleven years later. As the author explains she came almost by chance to be at the very centre of the drama which in turn dramatically changed her life. This book is essential reading for anyone interested in political and social change over the last 50 years.
Professor Henry Reynolds, FAHA FASSA University of Tasmania, eminent historian and award-winning author of numerous books.
Barbara Miller has written this book, a continuum to the trilogy of the Mapoon books and towards the modern history of the western Cape York region. It is a testimony to the endurance and resilience of the people of the district and the determination of the people to return to the land of their forefathers.
Ricky Guivarra, former Mapoon Aboriginal Shire Councillor
Jean Jimmy and the plight of the Mapoon people was known to Ps Doug Nicholls and others from the AAL who supported her efforts and on the night of the Mapoon people’s return 19.9.74, they were visited by John Roberts to give the AAL the good news at their meeting that night.
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