A Question of Fear

Earlier this week I listened to Alexis Wright presenting
a Sydney PEN lecture called A Question of Fear

                                   Alexis Wright (foto : Eddie Jim)

Alexis Wright is a Waanji woman from the southern Gulf of Carpentaria. Her latest book Carpentaria won the 2007 Miles Franklin Award. She has worked extensively in government departments and Aboriginal agencies across four states and territories as a manager, educator, researcher and writer. Alexis was coordinator of the NT Aboriginal Constitutional Convention in 1993 and wrote Aboriginal Self Government for Lands Rights News, later quoted in full in Henry Reynold’s Aboriginal Sovereignty, 1996. She is also the author of Grog War and Plains of Promise

You can listen to this powerful lecture or download the transcript,
courtesy of ABC radio, by clicking here

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