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Tag: Indigenous literature


Sunday essay: 30 years after Mabo, what do Australia’s battler stories – and their evasions – say about who we are?

The Mabo decision in 1992 was a turning point for Australia. It finally overturned the dishonest doctrine of terra nullius and recognised Indigenous land rights. It was a...

A dystopian or utopian future? Claire G. Coleman’s new novel Enclave imagines both

Image: Shutterstock I was reading Noongar author Claire G. Coleman’s third novel, Enclave, a few days after the US Supreme Court overturned the Roe v Wade judgement,...

The first-ever First Nations anthology of speculative fiction is playful, bitter, loud and proud

Image: Shutterstock This is not “just” an anthology of First Nations speculative fiction, but also the first anthology of First Nations speculative fiction. And what an entry onto...