Heroes, Rebels and Innovators


Publication Date: 28 Jul. 2021
Format: Hardback

ISBN 9780734419835

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    Be inspired and amazed by these incredible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander icons! With colourful artwork and evocative writing, this book tells stories every Australian should know.

    Powerful and exciting: here are seven inspiring stories about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from history.

    Amongst these are Patyegarang, a Darug woman who worked with a British officer of the First Fleet, teaching him words from local Aboriginal languages—together they made the first written record of any Aboriginal languages; Mohara Wacando-Lifu, a woman of Torres Strait Islander, Niue Islander and Papua New Guinea heritage and the first Indigenous woman to receive the Royal Humane Society’s Gold Medal for bravery; Yarri and Jacky Jacky, who led the rescue of 69 people during the Gundagai floods of 1852.

    Each colourful spread in this illustrated book tells a compelling story.

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