Papunya School Book of Country and History by Nada Wheatley
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Papunya School Book of Country and History
By Nada Wheatley

The Papunya School Book of Country and History

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Papunya School Book of Country and History by Nada Wheatley

Book Awards

  • Winner of NSW Premier's History Award: Young People's History Prize 2002.
  • Winner of Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books 2002.

Book Description

This multi-award-winning book tells the story of how Anangu from five different language groups came to live together at Papunya. From the time of first contacts with explorers, missionaries and pastoralists, through to the Papunya art movement and the Warumpi Band, this multi-layered text finally leads us to the development of the unique educational environment that is Papunya School. As an example of two way learning, it is a profound metaphor for reconciliation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781865085258
ISBN-10: 1865085251
Format: Paperback
(243mm x 280mm x 4mm)
Pages: 50
Imprint: Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Nada Wheatley

This book is a unique collaboration involving the staff and students of Papunya School, working together with children's writer Nadia Wheatley and artist Ken Searle. Combining many voices and many hands, it was originally produced as a resource to be used for the Papunya School Curriculum...'We want to see the children, after being educated at Papunya School, coming out like honey ants full of honey - nice and healthy honey - not poison inside. We want to see the children learning both ways, and coming out bright orange and yellow together, like honey ants.' (Linda Kapunani Allen)..Nadia Wheatley is one of Australia's most highly respected writers for children and teenagers. Ken Searle is an artist and illustrator.

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