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Homecoming / Elfie Shiosaki.

By: Publisher: Broome, Western Australia : Magabala Books, 2021Copyright date: ©2021Description: x, 143 pages : illustrations, facsimile ; 20 cmContent type:
  • still image
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
  • 9781925768947
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 305.89915 23
LOC classification:
  • PR9199.4.S5332 S45 2021
List(s) this item appears in: Library Display: National Poetry Month | Library Display: First Nations Authors
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"Homecoming pieces together fragments of stories about four generations of Noongar women and explores how they navigated the changing landscapes of colonisation, protectionism, and assimilation to hold their families together. This seminal collection of poetry, prose and historical colonial archives, tells First Nations truths of unending love for children-those that were present, those taken, those hidden and those that ultimately stood in the light. Homecoming speaks to the intergenerational dialogue about Country, kin and culture. This elegant and extraordinary form of restorative story work amplifies Aboriginal women's voices, and enables four generations of women to speak for themselves. This sublime debut highlights the tenacity of family as well as First Nation's agency to resist, survive and renew. Elfie Shiosaki has restored humanity and power to her family in this beautifully articulated collection and has given voice to those silenced by our brutal past."--Website.

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Book Book SMSA Library Poetry P SHIO Available May 2022 70205

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