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The State Library's collection contains material about Indigenous men and women involved in politics, culture, art, sport, academia, and all other aspects of Australian life. To celebrate National Reconciliation Week 2023 we've put a spotlight on the following publications to help you explore and research.

We have the newsletters and annual reports of the Aborigines' Friends' Association, the Aborigines’ Advancement League, the Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement, ATSIC, NAIDOC, and a whole range of other organisations, right back to Aborigines’ Protection Society papers of the 1840s. Search the Catalogue to explore more!

Survival in our own land : 'Aboriginal' experiences in 'South Australia' since 1836
Researched and edited by Christobel Mattingley and co-edited by Ken Hampton
The Wilson family genealogies
Doreen Kartinyeri
Our identity is our history and our future
Neva Wilson
Adnyamathanha genealogy
 Christine Davis and Pearl McKenzie
Koori Mail - newspaper and magazine The Aboriginal Way
am i
A voice in the wilderness: listening to the Statement from the Heart
Celia Kemp
Am I black enough for you?: 10 Years On
Anita Heiss
Elfie Shiosaki
another day
black and blue
dear son
Another day in the colony
Chelsea Watego
Black and blue : a memoir of racism and resilience
Veronica Gorrie
Dear son : letters and reflections from First Nations fathers and sons
Thomas Mayer
im not
Black, white and exempt: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lives under exemption
Edited by Lucinda Aberdeen and Jennifer Jones
Everything you need to know about the Uluru Statement from the heart
Megan Davis and George Williams
I'm not racist but... : a collection of social observations
Anita Heiss
Lies, damned lies : a personal exploration
of the impact of colonisation

Claire G. Coleman
The aboriginal tent embassy sovereignty, black power, land rights and the state (eBook)
Edited by Gary Foley, Andrew Schaap and Edwina Howell.
Sister girl : reflections on tiddaism, identity and reconciliation
Jackie Huggins
The Queen is dead
Stan Grant
Finding the heart of the nation:
the journey of the Uluru Statement towards
voice, treaty and truth
Thomas Mayor
Telling Tennant's story:
the strange career of the great Australian silence

Dean Ashenden
stolen generations
Treaty-making: 250 years later
Harry Hobbs et al
William Cooper : an Aboriginal life story
Bain Attwood
Stolen generations and the
way ahead
Edited by Justin Healey