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Telling Our Stories in Ways to Make us Stronger

In this graceful, strong and thoughtful book, Barbara Wingard and Jane Lester relate stories of their lives and work as two Indigenous Australian women. These stories offer hopeful and practical ideas in relation to a wide range of issues facing Indigenous Australian families.

Chapters include:

  • Finding culturally appropriate ways to grieve, to remember and to heal;
  • Understanding Aboriginal homelessness;
  • Reclaiming family, language and country;
  • Talking about diabetes;
  • Responding to family violence; and Listening to Aboriginal people's stories of survival.

Also included are key suggestions relating to the development of culturally appropriate health and counselling services for Indigenous Australians, and the contributions that we can all make to this.

As the new millennium dawns, Australians are endeavouring to come to terms with their past and create new possibilities for partnerships in the future. This book offers stories that will inspire and sustain.

Telling Our Stories in Ways to Make us Stronger

Author: Barbara Wingard and Jane Leste

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