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This artwork incorporates the stories, letters, songs, plays, essays, poems, and writings of many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Jenny Holzer and Mirvac acknowledge the authors, their descendants and other copyright holders for their generosity and include below a full list of texts included in the artwork. Members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community are respectfully advised that this list contains references to people who have passed away.

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Lisa Bellear, ‘Taxi’, Dreaming in Urban Areas, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1996 ; as reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter, N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2008. © Lisa Bellear. Reproduced by permission of University of Queensland Press.

Woollarawarre Bennelong, Letter from Bannalong to Mr Phillips, Lord Sydney’s Steward, Sydney Cove, New South Wales, 29 August 1796. Original lost, copy held at the National Library of Australia. NK4048 MS 4005. As reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter, & N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2008.

Woollarawarre Bennelong and Yemmerrawanne, ‘A Song of the natives of New South Wales’ (1793) transcribed by Edward Jones and published in Edward Jones, Musical Curiosities, London, 1811. As reproduced in Keith Vincent Smith, 1793: A Song of the Natives of New South Wales, The Electronic British Library Journal, 2011.

Tony Birch, ‘The True History of Beruk’, in Meanjin, vol 65, no 1, 2006; as reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter, & N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2008. © Tony Birch. Reproduced by permission of Tony Birch.

Gerry Bostock, ‘Colebe’, in Meanjin, Melbourne, vol 53, no 4, Summer 1994. © Gerry Bostock. Reproduced by permission of Gerry Bostock.

Gerry Bostock, ‘Stranger from The Dreaming’, Ulitarra, no 7, 1995, Ulitarra Literary Association, Armidale. © Gerry Bostock. Reproduced by permission of Gerry Bostock.

Gerry Bostock, ‘Future Dreaming’, 1992, unpublished work supplied by author. © Gerry Bostock. Reproduced by permission of Gerry Bostock.

Gerry Bostock, ‘Pemulwuy’, Ulitarra, no 6, 1994, Ulitarra Literary Association, Armidale. © Gerry Bostock. Reproduced by permission of Gerry Bostock.

Margaret Woods Brusnahan, ‘Double Standards, ‘Forgotten’, ‘Lawful Kidnapping’, ‘My Grandchild’ and ‘Raukkan’, and in Raukkan and other poems, Magabala Books, Broome, 1992. © Margaret Woods Brusnahan. Reproduced by permission of Margaret Woods Brusnahan.

John Muk Muk Burke, ‘A Crookwell Poem’ and ‘The Headmaster’, as reproduced in M Langford and J Muk Muk Burke (eds), Ngara: Living in this place now, Five islands Press, Wollongong, 2004. © John Muk Muk Burke. Reproduced by permission of John Muk Muk Burke.

John Muk Muk Burke, ‘Adelaide River War Cemetery’, ‘keeping records’, ‘mind map’, as reproduced in Cordite Poetry Review, No 6 and no 7, Carlton, 2000. © John Muk Muk Burke. Reproduced by permission of John Muk Muk Burke.

John Muk Muk Burke, ‘Intimations of a CVA’ and ‘The Builder’ as reproduced in J Douglas (ed), Untreated: poems by black writers, Jukurrpa Books, Alice Springs, 2008. © John Muk Muk Burke. Reproduced by permission of John Muk Muk Burke.

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Jack Davis, ‘Aboriginal Reserve’, ‘Integration’, ‘My Brother, My Sister’, ‘Slum Dwelling’, ‘The Black Tracker’, ‘The First Born’, ‘Warru’, The first born and other poems, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1970. As reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter, N Jose, (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2008. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, ‘Cicada’, ‘Didjereedoo’, ‘House Cat’, ‘The Bush Shed’, ‘Swy’, John Pat and Other Poems, J M Dent, Ferntree Gully, 1988. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, ‘The Machine’, Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, January 1972, vol 1, no 3. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, My Brother Harold’, Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, vol.1, no 10, April 1974. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, ‘Early Morning Soliloquy’, Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, April 1975, vol 2, no 4. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, ‘The Executioner’, Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, vol 2, July 1975. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, ‘Playwrite's Seminar – 1975’, ‘Evergeen’, Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, vol 2, no 6, October 1975. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, ‘Exhibition’, Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, vol 2, no 7, January 1976. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, ‘Aboriginal Australia in Defence of Her Urban Children’, Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, vol 2, no 3, January 1975. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, ‘The Adventurer’, Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, vol 2, no 6, October 1975. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, ‘The Dogs of The North’, Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, vol 2, no 7, January 1976. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, ‘Street Walker’, Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, vol 2, no 8, April 1976. © The Jack Davis Estate. Reproduced by permission of The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, ‘Black Art’, ‘Earth People’, ‘Eternity’, ‘Firefly’, ‘From the Plane Window’, ‘I Am’, ‘Let Go’, ‘My Mother The Land’, ‘Need’, ‘Tapestry’, ‘The Boy’, The Old Man and The Flower’, ‘The Boy On The Skateboard’, ‘The Dog Across the Street’, Third World Child’, ‘Mutation’, ‘Open’, ‘Our Land’, Black life: poems, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia Queensland, 1992. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Jack Davis, ‘Bells’, ‘Books’, ‘The Quiet River’, ‘Walker’ in Jagardoo: Poems from Aboriginal Australia, Methuen Australia, Sydney, 1977. © The Jack Davis Estate. By arrangement with the licensor, The Jack Davis Estate c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Graeme Dixon, ‘Six Feet of Land Rights’, from Holocaust Island, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1990; as published in A Heiss, P Minter, N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2008. © The Graeme Dixon Estate. Reproduced by permission of the University of Queensland Press.

Patrick Dodson, ‘Restore Dignity, Restore Land, Restore Life’, address to the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace, Sydney, 25 August 1986, as reproduced in J Davis, S Muecke, A Mudrooroo, A Shoemaker (eds), Paperbark: a collection of black Australian writings, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1990. © Patrick Dodson. Reproduced by permission of Patrick Dodson.

Mick Dodson, ‘We All Bear The Cost if Apology is Not Paid’, The Age, John Fairfax Holdings, 18 December 1997; as reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter, N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2008. © Michael Dodson. Reproduced by permission of Michael Dodson.

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Jim Everett & Jonathan Kimberley,‘planegarrartoothenar’, see P for puralia meenamatta

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Lionel Fogarty, ‘Shields Strong, Nulla Nullas Alive’, in Yoogum Yoogum, Penguin, Melbourne, 1982; as reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter, & N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2008. © Lionel Fogarty. Reproduced by permission of Lionel Fogarty.

Richard Frankland, ‘Two World One’, in J Douglas (ed) Untreated: poems by black writers, Jukurrpa Books, Alice Springs, 2001; as reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter, N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Sydney, 2001. © Richard Frankland. By arrangement with the licensor, Richard Frankland c/o Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Bess France see P for Bess Price

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Lydia George, ‘Gelam’, in J Davis, S Muecke, Mudrooroo, A Shoemaker (eds), Paperbark: a collection of black Australian writings, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1990. © Lydia George. Reproduced by permission of Lydia George.

Colin Gibson (year 7), ‘The Land’, in E Kennedy, M Friday, T Derbyshire (eds), Tulpi: a collection of literature by Aboriginal/Islander students in the Townsville Catholic Diocese, Townsville Catholic Education Office, Townsville, 1982.

Kevin Gilbert,‘A Mother’s Appeal to An Artist’, ‘Baccadul’, ‘Chained’, ‘Look, Koori’, ‘Lover’s Lament’, ‘Me and Jackomari Talkin’ About Land Rights’, ‘Mister Man’, ‘People Are Legends’, ‘Play No Martial Air’ ‘Shame’, ‘The Gurindji’, in People Are Legends: Aboriginal poems, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1978. © The Estate of Kevin Gilbert. www.kevingilbert.com.au Reproduced by permission of Eleanor Gilbert.

Kevin Gilbert, ‘Speech at The Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Canberra’ (Speech delivered 27 May 1992), as reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter, N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Sydney. © The Estate of Kevin Gilbert. www.kevingilbert.com.au Reproduced by permission of Eleanor Gilbert.

Kevin Gilbert, ‘Never Blood So Red (by ‘Grandfather Koori’)’ and ‘The Tree’ and ‘Kiacatoo’ in K Gilbert (ed), Inside black Australia: an anthology of Aboriginal poetry, Penguin, Melbourne. © The Estate of Kevin Gilbert. www.kevingilbert.com.au Reproduced by permission of Eleanor Gilbert.

Kevin Gilbert, ‘The Question’, Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, vol 1, no 1, July 1971. © The Estate of Kevin Gilbert. www.kevingilbert.com.au Reproduced by permission of Eleanor Gilbert.

Kevin Gilbert, ‘Black Currawong’, ‘Blue Tongue’, Brolga and Black Swan’, ‘Child's Dreaming’, ‘Children Dancing’, ‘Cicada’, ‘Crab’, ‘Desert Pea’, ‘Desert Orange’, ‘Emu and Koori’, ‘Eagle’, ‘Guddi Guddi Black Snake’, ‘Hairy Caterpillar’, ‘Kangaroo’, ‘Little Pawprint’, ‘Little Lizard’, ‘Little Butterfly’, ‘Mopoke’, ‘Our Sacred Family’, ‘Pelican Chick’, ‘Purra-porra Porcupine’, ‘Spider’, ‘Trapdoor Spider’, ‘Termites’, ‘The Weevil and The Beetle’, ‘Trees’, ‘Wallabies’, ‘Whoo-Hoo’, ‘Wood Spider’, in K Gilbert, Child’s Dreaming, Hyland House, South Yarra, 1992. © The Estate of Kevin Gilbert. www.kevingilbert.com.au Reproduced by permission of Eleanor Gilbert.

Ruby Langford Ginibi, ‘The Gubberments’, in G Papaellinas (ed.), Republica, no. 1, Angus & Robertson/Harper Collins, 1994; as reproduced in J Harrison and K Waterhouse (eds), Motherlode: Australian women's poetry 1986–2008, Puncher & Wattman, Glebe, 2009. © Estate of Ruby Langford Ginibi. Reproduced by permission of Pauline Mitchell and Jeffrey Langford c/o Cameron Creswell Agency.

Ruby Langford Ginibi, ‘Black Woman’, in J Douglas (ed), Untreated: poems by black writers, Jukurrpa Books, Alice Springs, 2001. © Estate of Ruby Langford Ginibi. Reproduced by permission of Pauline Mitchell and Jeffrey Langford c/o Cameron Creswell Agency.

Ruby Langford Ginibi, ‘Ode to the Richmond River and the Bundjalung people’, ‘The Legend of Dirrangun’, ‘At Bonalbo’, ‘Horsy Story’, ‘Koori Dubays 2’, ‘Verballed Again’, ‘Mr Real Estate Man’, ‘Koori Dubays 3’, ‘Memories of My People’, ‘Jaymi’s Dream’, ‘The Way We Were’, ‘The Reunion’, ‘Death Take a Holiday’, ‘Shame Day My Birthday’, extracts from Ruby Langford Ginibi, Real deadly, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1992. © Estate of Ruby Langford Ginibi. Reproduced by permission of Pauline Mitchell and Jeffrey Langford c/o Cameron Creswell Agency.

Ruby Langford Ginibi, Chapter 1:‘Yarnbellahm, going home’, Chapter 2: ‘Coraki, meeting the waters’, Chapter 13: ‘Werlu-wana, be yourself’, Chapter 14: ‘Buthera, spirits of the bush’, from Ruby Langford Ginibi, My Bundjalung People, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1999. © Estate of Ruby Langford Ginibi. Reproduced by permission of Pauline Mitchell and Jeffrey Langford c/o Cameron Creswell Agency.

Grandfather Koori, see G for Kevin Gilbert

Tjanara Goreng Goreng,‘Torn Apart’ as published in K Gilbert (ed.) Inside black Australia, Penguin, 1988. © Tjanara Goreng Goreng. Reproduced by permission of Tjanara Goreng Goreng (formerly Pam Errinaron-Williams).

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Ruth Hegarty, ‘”Just a little while” – The move to Barambah’ and ‘In The Dormitory’ as published in Is that you, Ruthie? University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 2003. © Ruth Hegarty. Reproduced by permission University of Queensland Press.

Anita Heiss, ‘Dreaming You’, ‘I don’t hate you but…’, ‘Invisible Whiteness’, ‘For our children’, ‘Untitled’, ‘Treaty’, ‘Tolerated but not valued’, ‘Who’s truth’, ‘Why I write’, as reproduced in I’m not a racist but…, Salt Publishing, Cambridge, England, 2007. © Anita Heiss. Reproduced by arrangement with Anita Heiss c/- Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Anita Heiss, ‘Vegemite: It's Australian for Black Gold’, as reproduced in Sacred Cows, Magabala Books, Broome, 1996. © Anita Heiss. Reproduced by arrangement with Anita Heiss c/- Curtis Brown (Aust) Pty Ltd.

Elizabeth Hodgson, ‘Pelt Patches’, as reproduced in M Langford and J Muk Muk Burke (eds), Ngara: Living in this place now, Five Islands Press, Wollongong, 2004. © Elizabeth Hodgson. Reproduced by permission of Elizabeth Hodgson.

Elizabeth Hodgson, ‘I am sitting in an exhibition room; alone’, ‘Somewhere Beyond This Room is the Sound of Children’, ‘At School I Spent My Time Staring Out of the Window’, ‘The Room is Quiet Again’, ‘Bindawalla, Binda, Bindi, Bindii’, ‘Little Two-Year-Old in Yellow Plastic Sandals’, ‘They Change My Name, I Am No Longer Elizabeth’, ‘Some Memory Paintings Are Suitable For Public Display’, ‘Have You Ever Stood on the Edge of Your Country and Wondered Where You Belong’, ‘Husband Number One Tells Me’, ‘When You Walk This Land Do You Notice the Tracks Of My People?’, ‘I Am Sitting in an Exhibition Room in an Art Gallery’, ‘I Will Not Deliberately Hurt You’, in Skin painting, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 2008. © Elizabeth Hodgson. Reproduced by permission of the University of Queensland Press.

Yvette Holt, ‘Ballroom Romancing’, ‘It Takes a Village’, ‘Paper Trailing’, ‘True Colours’ and ‘Woman’ as reproduced in Anonymous premonition, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 2008. © Yvette Holt. Reproduced by permission of the University of Queensland Press.

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Eileen James (year 9), ‘The Big Rainbow Snake’, in E Kennedy, M Friday, T Derbyshire (eds), Tulpi: a collection of literature by Aboriginal/Islander students in the Townsville Catholic Diocese, Townsville Catholic Education Office, Townsville, 1982. © Townsville Catholic Education Office. Reproduced by permission of the Townsville Catholic Education Office.

Miriny-Mirinymarra Jingkiri (composer), ‘They Built it Right at Murrkanya’, ‘Mr Neville’, ‘Going to the Lock Hospital’, ‘Ship Anchored at Number 1 Wharf’, ‘Koolinda in Harbour’, ‘At Wurruwangkanya Jawiri is Increasing The Cold’, ‘I Saw The Koolinda in White Paint’, ‘Warriyarranya is Not Your Country Any Longer’, Ngarla transcription and English translation of songs from A Brown and B Geytenbeek, Ngarla songs, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 2003. © The Ngarla people, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre on behalf of the Ngarla people, 2003. Reproduced by permission of the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.

Wirrkaru Jingkiri (composer), ‘Fast Work’, ‘This is the Gascoyne’, ‘The Old Rooster’, ‘Doctor's Day’, ‘Where Are You Going?’, Ngarla transcription and English translation of songs from A Brown and B Geytenbeek, Ngarla songs, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 2003. © The Ngarla people, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre on behalf of the Ngarla people, 2003. Reproduced by permission of the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.

Terri Janke, ‘Between Two Worlds’ and ‘Journey’ as reproduced in J Douglas (ed), Untreated: poems by black writers, Jukurrpa Books, Alice Springs, 2008. © Terri Janke. Reproduced by permission of Terri Janke.

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Yintilypirna Kaalyamarra (composer), ‘The Overland’, ‘In The Glow of Early Dawn’, ‘Driving to Purarrka’, ‘I Wonder How Rough it is Going to be For Us’, ‘Rows and Rows of Rain Clouds’, ‘The Coastline Looks Strange to Me From Out Here’, ‘Japanese Pearling Fleet’, ‘ The Mirage Did It’, ‘Completely Weakened’, ‘Steady Spring Rain’, ‘Raindrops Splashing into Deep Water at Turtle Island’, Ngarla transcription and English translation of songs from A Brown and B Geytenbeek, Ngarla songs, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 2003. © The Ngarla people, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre on behalf of the Ngarla people, 2003. Reproduced by permission of the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.

Wapirrku Kanturrpamarra (composer), ‘Dust Storm’, ‘Hammerhead’, ‘Manta Rays and Humpbacks’, Ngarla transcription and English translation of songs from A Brown and B Geytenbeek, Ngarla songs, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 2003. © The Ngarla people, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre on behalf of the Ngarla people, 2003. Reproduced by permission of the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.

Katakapu (composer), ‘A Stranger to this Country, I'm Following Them’, ‘Dry-shelling’, ‘Morning Cyclone’, ‘Caterpillar Tractor’, ‘Storm Heralding a Cyclone’, ‘Violent Storm’, ‘The Plane is Descending While Still a Long Way Back’, ‘Look! Yet Another Lot of Vehicles! Ngarla transcription and English translation of songs from A Brown and B Geytenbeek, Ngarla songs, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 2003. © The Ngarla people, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre on behalf of the Ngarla people, 2003. Reproduced by permission of the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.

Darran Kennedy (year 10), ‘Right Land Rights’, in E Kennedy, M Friday, T Derbyshire (eds), Tulpi: a collection of literature by Aboriginal/Islander students in the Townsville Catholic Diocese, Townsville Catholic Education Office, Townsville, 1982. © Townsville Catholic Education Office. Reproduced by permission of the Townsville Catholic Education Office.

Michelle Kennedy (year 3), ‘Sharing’, in E Kennedy, M Friday, T Derbyshire (eds), Tulpi: a collection of literature by Aboriginal/Islander students in the Townsville Catholic Diocese, Townsville Catholic Education Office, Townsville, 1982. © Townsville Catholic Education Office. Reproduced by permission of the Townsville Catholic Education Office.

Gayle Kennedy,‘Me, Antman and Fleabag Hookup’, in Me, Antman and Fleabag, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 2007. © Gayle Kennedy. Reproduced by permission of University of Queensland Press.

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Kenny Laughton, ‘Night Games’, In K Akiwenzie-Damn & J Douglas (eds), Skins: Contemporary Indigenous Writing, Jukurrpa Books, Alice Springs, 2000. © Kenny Laughton. Reproduced by permission of Kenny Laughton.

Jeanine Leane, ‘Lilies of The Field’, ‘Purple Threads’, ‘The National Sheep Dip Alliance Party’ as reproduced in Purple Threads, University of Queensland Press, 2011. © Jeanine Leane. Reproduced by permission of University of Queensland Press.

Jessie Lennon Matutjara, excerpts from Chapter 1: ‘Kingoonya: early life’, Chapter 6: ‘Displaced: The Bomb Caught Us’, Chapter 8: ‘Going Home: I got sick over the bomb’ and Chapter 9: ‘Last Word: I’m the one who know’, I’m the one that know this country!, Aboriginal Studies Press, 2011. © Emily Betts for the Lennon Family. Courtesy of the author’s Estate and Aboriginal Studies Press.

Melissa Lucashenko,‘I am not my life’ and ‘The Work Ethic’ as reproduced in J Douglas (ed), Untreated: poems by black writers, Jukurrpa Books, Alice Springs, 2001. © Melissa Lucashenko. Reproduced by permission of Melissa Lucashenko.

______________, ‘Not Quite White in The Head’, in Griffith Review: Dreams of Land, ed. 2, December 2004, South Bank.© Melissa Lucashenko. Reproduced by permission of Melissa Lucashenko.

Gail and Vera Lovelock, ‘Two Generations: The thoughts of an Aboriginal girl and her mother’, Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, July 1971. © Gail Lovelock and The Estate of Vera Lovelock. Reproduced by permission of Gail and Fiona Lovelock.

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Pirarrarna Makanykarra (composer), ‘Wagon Bogged’, ‘Mustering’, ‘The Two Axemen’, Ngarla transcription and English translation of songs from A Brown and B Geytenbeek, Ngarla songs, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 2003. © The Ngarla people, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre on behalf of the Ngarla people, 2003. Reproduced by permission of Fremantle Press on behalf of the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.

Hyllus Maris (nee Briggs), ‘The Way Forgotten’, reproduced in J Davis, S Muecke, A Mudrooroo, A Shoemaker (eds), Paperbark: a collection of black Australian writings, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1990. © The Estate of Hyllus Maris (nee Briggs). Reproduced by permission of Frances Mathyssen.

Rex Leon Marshall, ‘Buddgelin Bey’, from Aboriginal verse, North Coast Institute of Aboriginal Community Education (NSW), Northern Rivers College of Advanced Education, 1984; as also reproduced in Kevin Gilbert (ed), Inside black Australia: an anthology of Aboriginal poetry, Penguin, 1988. © The Estate of Rex Leon Marshall. Reproduced by permission of Beryll Marshall.

Bob Maza, Act 1, ‘The Keepers’, in Plays from black Australia, Currency Press Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1989. © The Estate of Bob Maza. Reproduced by permission of Kerry Maza.

Dennis McDermott, ‘The Up Train’ from Dorothy’s skin, Five Islands Press, 2003; as reproduced in Langford, M. (ed), Harbour city poems: Sydney in verse 1788–2008, Puncher & Wattmann, 2009. © Dennis McDermott. Reproduced by permission of Dennis McDermott.

Mingkarlajirri (composer), ‘The Curse’, ‘The Marble Bar Pool Spirit is Releasing a Flood’, ‘Huge Australia’, Ngarla transcription and English translation of songs from A Brown and B Geytenbeek, Ngarla songs, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 2003. © The Ngarla people, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre on behalf of the Ngarla people, 2003. Reproduced by permission of Fremantle Press on behalf of the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.

Romaine Moreton, ‘Follow the Sun’, reproduced in Romaine Moreton, Poems from a Homeland, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, 2012. © Romaine Moreton. Reproduced by permission of Romaine Moreton.

Anna Morgan, ‘Under the Black Flag’, Labor Call, Political Labor Council of Victoria, 20 September 1934.

Sally Morgan,‘The Letter’, in Skins: contemporary Indigenous writing, Jukurrpa Books, Alice Springs, 2000. © Sally Morgan. Reproduced by permission of Sally Morgan.

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Bill Neidjie, ‘Ahh...bush-honey there!’, in K Taylor (ed), Story About Feeling, Magabala Books, Broome,1989; as reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter & N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2008. © The Estate of Bill Neidjie. Reproduced by permission of Magabala Books.

Oodgeroo of the Tribe Noonuccal, ‘Assimilation—no!’ (1966); ‘Integration—yes!’ (1966); ‘The Dawn is at Hand’, (1966); ‘The Dispossessed’ (1964); ‘We are Going’ (1964); ‘Gooboora, the Silent Pool’ (1964); ‘Stone Age People (1964); ‘Gifts’ (1966); ‘Colour Bar’ (1990); as reproduced in My People: a Kath Walker collection 4th ed, Wiley & Sons, Milton, QLD, 2008 © The Estate of Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Kath Walker. Reproduced by permission of John Wiley & Sons.

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Eddie Ong (year 10), ‘Traditional Life’, in E Kennedy, M Friday, T Derbyshire (eds), Tulpi: a collection of literature by Aboriginal/Islander students in the Townsville Catholic Diocese, Townsville Catholic Education Office, Townsville, 1982. © Townsville Catholic Education Office. Reproduced by permission of the Townsville Catholic Education Office.

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Lawrence Page, ‘The Emu and The Brolga’, in E Kennedy, M Friday, T Derbyshire (eds), Tulpi: a collection of literature by Aboriginal/Islander students in the Townsville Catholic Diocese, Townsville Catholic Education Office, Townsville, 1982. © Townsville Catholic Education Office. Reproduced by permission of the Townsville Catholic Education Office.

Waparla Pananykarra (composer), ‘You Two Take Me Around, I'm a Stranger Here’, ‘My Country is Pirtunya, on the Coast’, ‘I Wonder How You Are Going to Fare on this Long Trip’, ‘I Wonder How You Are Going To Handle Him’, Ngarla transcription and English translation of songs from A Brown and B Geytenbeek, Ngarla songs, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 2003. © The Ngarla people, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre on behalf of the Ngarla people, 2003. Reproduced by permission of Fremantle Press on behalf of the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.

Charmaine Papertalk-Green,‘Are we the same?’ from Just like that, Fremantle Press, 2007; as also reproduced in Gilbert, K., (ed), Inside black Australia: an anthology of Aboriginal poetry, Penguin, Ringwood, 1988. © Charmaine Papertalk-Green. Reproduced by permission of Fremantle Press.

Bruce Pascoe, ‘The Rule of Bread’ as reproduced in J Douglas (ed), Untreated: poems by black writers, Jukurrpa Books, Alice Springs, 2001. © Bruce Pascoe. Reproduced by permission of Bruce Pascoe.

Charles Perkins, ‘Letter to the Editor’, The Australian, 8 April, 1968; as reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter & N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Sydney, 2008. © The Estate of Charles Perkins. Reproduced by permission of Hetti Perkins on behalf of the Estate of Charles Perkins.

Jawalya Pilu (composer), ‘Raging Flood’, ‘Stop Quiet Awhile For Them’ Ngarla transcription and English translation of songs from A Brown and B Geytenbeek, Ngarla songs, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 2003. © The Ngarla people, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre on behalf of the Ngarla people, 2003. Reproduced by permission of Fremantle Press on behalf of the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.

Jirlparurrumarra Piraparrjirri (composer), ‘Truly Their Loud Noise Keeps a Man Awake’, ‘The Fever is Enveloping Us’, ‘It's Really Rattling! Kurrunya Is Shaking!’, ‘Our Poor Trees are Almost Submerged’, Ngarla transcription and English translation of songs from A Brown and B Geytenbeek, Ngarla songs, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 2003. © The Ngarla people, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre on behalf of the Ngarla people, 2003. Reproduced by permission of Fremantle Press on behalf of the Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre.

Bess Price (nee France), 9 years old, ‘The Storm’, Identity, October 1971. © Bess Price. Reproduced by permission of Bess Price.

puralia meenamatta (Jim Everett) & Jonathan Kimberley,‘planegarrartoothenar’, first published in meenamatta lena narla puellakanny, an art collaboration between Jim Everett and Jonathan Kimberley, Bett Gallery, Hobart, 2006 ; as reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter, & N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Sydney, 2008. © Jim Everett and Jonathan Kimberley. Reproduced by permission of Jim Everett and Jonathan Kimberley.

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Bob Randall, ‘Brown Skin Baby’, full lyrics, from J Davis, S Muecke M Narogin and A Shoemaker (eds), Paperbark: a collection of black Australian writings, University of Queensland Press, 1990; as reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter et al, Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2008. © Bob Randall. Reproduced by permission of Ron Brown, Big Dwarf Music.

Kerry Reed-Gilbert, ‘Let’s Get Physical’, in J Douglas (ed), Untreated: poems by black writers, Jukurrpa Books, Alice Springs, 2001; as reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter, & N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2008. © Kerry Reed Gilbert. Reproduced by permission of Kerry-Reed Gilbert.

Delphine Robertson (year 9), ‘The Evil PhiJee and The Husband’, in E Kennedy, M Friday, T Derbyshire (eds), Tulpi: a collection of literature by Aboriginal/Islander students in the Townsville Catholic Diocese, Townsville Catholic Education Office, Townsville, 1982. © Townsville Catholic Education Office. Reproduced by permission of the Townsville Catholic Education Office.

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Tracy Saltner (year 9),‘The legend of Jiman’, in E Kennedy, M Friday, T Derbyshire (eds), Tulpi: a collection of literature by Aboriginal/Islander students in the Townsville Catholic Diocese, Townsville Catholic Education Office, Townsville, 1982. © Townsville Catholic Education Office. Reproduced by permission of the Townsville Catholic Education Office.

Brenda Saunders,‘Innargang’, in Poetrix, no 22, May 2004 ; as reproduced in J Harrison & K Waterhouse (eds), Motherlode: Australian women’s poetry 1986–2008, Puncher & Wattman, Sydney, 2009. © Brenda Saunders. Reproduced by permission of Brenda Saunders.

Bill Simon, Des Montgomerie and Jo Tuscano, ‘From the Storyteller’, ‘Mission Statement’, ‘Taken Away’, ‘The New Boys’, ‘Bikies, Bashings and Boys Behind Bars’, ‘Reunion’ and ‘Into the Future’ extracts from Back on the block: Bill Simon’s story, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 2009. © William Simon, Des Montgomerie and Jo Tuscano. Reproduced by permission of Aboriginal Studies Press on behalf of the authors.

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Alf Taylor, ‘Digeridoo and Clapsticks’ as reproduced in J Douglas (ed), Untreated: poems by black writers, Jukurrpa Books, Alice Springs, 2008. © Alf Taylor. Reproduced by permission of Alf Taylor.

Pat Mamanyjun Torres, ‘Gurrwayi Gurrwayi, The Rain Bird’ and ‘Wangkaja, The Mangrove Crab’, Jalygurr: Aussie animal rhymes: poems for Kids, Magabala Books, Broome, 1987. As reproduced in A Heiss, P Minter, N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 2008. © Patricia Torres. Reproduced by permission of Patricia Torres.

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David Unaipon,‘Narrinyeri Saying’ and ‘Wondangar, Goon na Ghun (Whale and Star Fish)’ from Native Legends, Hunkin, Ellis and King, Adelaide, 1929; as published in A Heiss, P Minter, N Jose, Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 2008. © The Estate of David Unaipon. Reproduced by permission of Harold Kropinyeri.

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Samuel Wagan Watson, ‘The Night House’ and ‘Untitled’ as reproduced in J Douglas (ed), Untreated: poems by black writers, Jukurrpa Books, Alice Springs, 2001. © Samuel Wagan Watson. Reproduced by permission of Samuel Wagan Watson.

Maureen Watson,‘Stepping Out’ and ‘Female of the Species’, in Gilbert, Kevin (ed), Inside black Australia: an anthology of Aboriginal poetry, Penguin, Victoria, 1988. © The Estate of Maureen Watson. Reproduced by permission of Tiga Bayles.

Maureen Watson,‘Black Child’, Meanjin, vol 36, no 4, Aboriginal Issue, Summer 1977. © The Estate of Maureen Watson. Reproduced by permission of Tiga Bayles.

Archie Weller, ‘The Hunter’, ‘Untitled’ and ‘The Hunters’, as reproduced J Davis, S Muecke, A Mudrooroo, A Shoemaker (eds), Paperbark: a collection of black Australian writings, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia Brisbane, 1990. © Archie Weller. Reproduced by permission of Archie Weller.

Ida West,extract from Chapter 2 of Pride Against Prejudice: Reminiscences of a Tasmanian Aborigine, revised edition, Montpelier Press, Hobart 2004; as published in the Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, 2008. © 1984, 1987, 2004, The Estate of Ida West. Reproduced by permission of Wendy Moore (nee West).

Japanangka errol West,'Sitting, Wondering, do I Have a Place Here?' in A Heiss, P Minter, N Jose (eds), Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2008. © The Estate of Japanangka errol West. Reproduced by permission of Karan West.

Jimmy Widders, 11 years old, ‘Two Short Poems’, as reproduced in Identity, Aboriginal Publications Foundation, January 1972. © Jake (Jimmy) Widders. Reproduced by permission of Jake Widders.

Bart Willoughby, ‘We Have Survived’, lyrics, 1981. © Bart Willoughby. Reproduced by permission of Bart Willoughby.

Tara June Winch, ‘Just Dust’ and ‘Cloud Busting’ as reproduced in Swallow the Air, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 2006. © Tara June Winch. Reproduced by permission of University of Queensland Press.

Alexis Wright, ‘Chapter 1: ‘From Time Immemorial’, Carpentaria, Giramondo, Sydney, 2006. © Alexis Wright. Reproduced by permission of Giramondo Publishing Company.

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