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Magabala Books is the oldest Indigenous publishing house in Australia. It is a highly respected publishing house, which preserves and promotes Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures through a variety of genres.
Further reading about Magabala Books: Indigenous picture books offering windows into worlds by Ambelin Kwaymullina
The following titles have won awards from an range of esteemed organisations such as the Deadly Awards and the Children's Book Council of Australia.
Australian Indigenous writers and storytellers featured in our collections:
For more a comprehensive list of Australian Indigenous authors visit the following websites or access Blackwords:
Where possible we are purchasing resources for the collection that incorporate Indigenous Australian perspectives and have either been authored by Indigenous Australians or Indigenous Australians have contributed to the development of resource content.
In recent works when you examine the catalogue record you can see that there are various signposts that indicate Indigenous Australian perspectives which include the following:
If more clarity is needed you can explore the shelves and examine books to identify the signposts outlined above.
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