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Am I black enough for you? 10 years on Anita Heiss.

Am I black enough for you? 10 years on Anita Heiss.
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B/HEI
Aboriginal Culture   Hallidays Point . On Loan . 7 Jun 2022
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ISBN 9781761046162
Shelf Location B/HEI
Author Heiss, Anita author.
Title Am I black enough for you? : 10 years on / Anita Heiss.
Edition Revised edition.
Publication Details Milsons Point, NSW.: 2022. Vintage Australia,,
©2022.
Collation 375 pages ; : 23 cm. ;
Abstract/Summary The story of an urban-based high achieving Wiradyuri woman working to break down stereotypes and build bridges between black and white Australia. I'm Aboriginal. I'm just not the Aboriginal person a lot of people want or expect me to be. What does it mean to be Aboriginal? Why is Australia so obsessed with notions of identity? Anita Heiss, successful author and passionate advocate for Aboriginal literacy, rights and representation, was born a member of the Wiradyuri nation of central New South Wales but was raised in the suburbs of Sydney and educated at the local Catholic school. In this heartfelt and revealing memoir, told in her distinctive, wry style, with large doses of humour, Anita Heiss gives a firsthand account of her experiences as a woman with a Wiradyuri mother and Austrian father. Anita explains the development of her activist consciousness, how she strives to be happy and healthy, and the work she undertakes every day to ensure the world she leaves behind will be more equitable and understanding than it is today.
Subject Heiss, Anita, -- 1968-
Bolt, Andrew
Racially mixed people -- Australia -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians
Aboriginal Australians -- Biography
Aboriginal Australian authors -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Ethnic identity
Aboriginal Australians -- Anecdotes
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