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Goodbye Riverbank

When inland eastern Australia was forcibly taken from traditional owners by white settlers in the mid 19th century, the prize was river country. The Indigenous people of the Barwon and Namoi were pushed on to reserves, missions and stations. What that meant to those who survived the traumas of dispossession is told in these earthy, generous and lively stories from their descendants.

Cilka Zagar

Cilka Zagar was born in Slovenia and came to Australia in 1963. Five years later she moved with her husband to the opal mining town of Lightning Ridge in New South Wales. She began teaching Aboriginal students from Lightning Ridge...

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