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Main Title: Snake cradle / Roberta Sykes. Book Cover
Author: Sykes, Roberta B., 1943-2010.
Imprint: St. Leonards, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 1997
Collation: 330 p. : pbk ; 23 cm.
Summary: (v. 1). Snake cradle -- (v. 2). Snake dancing -- (v. 3). Snake circle.

This first volume of Roberta Sykes's three volume biography, chronicles the early years of one of Australia's best known activists for Aboriginal rights from the time of her birth in Townsville in the 1940s through to the birth of her son when she was seventeen, and the trial of the men who raped her.

Winner of the 1997 Age Book of the Year and the 1998 Nitta Kibble awards.

This work contains text and/or images that may cause offence to members of Australian First Nations communities or may be deemed inappropriate for some users on the grounds of sex, age, or social status by Australian First Nations communities. It contains terms and annotations which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was written and may not be considered appropriate today. It may include words and descriptive terms that may be offensive to Indigenous Australians. This material is presented as part of the record of the past; contemporary users should interpret the work within that context.
Subject: Sykes, Roberta B., 1943-2010.
First Nations Australians
First Nations Australians - - Biography
Political activists and activism
Writers and writing
Series: Snake dreaming ;
ISBN: 1864485132
Aboriginal content.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Stacks 305.801 BIO SYK Available