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 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books 2002.
  • Winner of NSW Premier's History Award: Young People's History Prize 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
Classification: History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage) , People & places (Children's / Teenage)
Format: Paperback (282mm x 242mm 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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