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The Welcome to Country Handbook: A Guide to Indigenous Australia

Hardie Grant

The Welcome to Country Handbook: A Guide to Indigenous Australia


The definitive book that introduces readers from all backgrounds to First Nations histories and cultures.

The Welcome to Country Handbook by Professor Marcia Langton AO is your accessible introduction to First Nations Peoples, histories and cultures. Drawn from the bestselling Welcome to Country, this guide is essential reading for every Australian, and an excellent resource for cultural awareness training in the workplace or classroom.

The chapters cover precolonial and post-colonial history, language, kinship, knowledge, art, performance, storytelling, native title, the Stolen Generations, making a rightful place for First Australians and looking to the future for Indigenous Australia. A new introduction as well as a chapter on racism has been written especially for this handbook, and all information has been checked and updated.

Looking through these pages, photos and reading Professor Langton's profound words, you will quickly appreciate how lucky we are to be the home of the world’s oldest continuing civilisation – which is both diverse and thriving in Australia today.

Marcia Langton
Published June 2023
240 pages 
210mm x 235mm
ISBN 9781741178227

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