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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: pbk ; 23 cm. 330 p. :
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 the Australian Indigenous community, or may be deemed inappropriate for some users on the grounds of sex, age or social status by the Australian Indigenous community.
Subject: Sykes, Roberta B., 1943-2010.
Writers and writing
Political activists and activism
First Nations Australians
First Nations Australians - - Biography
Series: Snake dreaming ;
ISBN: 1864485132
Aboriginal content.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Stacks 305.801 BIO SYK Available