About Karu: Growing up Gurindji
We are delighted to present authors Violet Wadrill, Biddy Wavehill, Topsy Ngarnjal and Felicity Meakins for a special presentation of their bi-lingual book, Karu: Growing up Gurindji. This fascinating book is about Indigenous childrearing practices, both spiritual as well as the pragmatic, but always deeply embedded in an understanding of country and family connections. Karu: Growing up Gurindji celebrates children growing up Gurindji, and honours those Gurindji mothers, grandmothers, assistant teachers and health workers who dedicate their lives to making that possible.
Image: Cover image from Karu: Growing up Gurindji (Violet Wadrill, Topsy Dodd, Biddy Wavehill and Felicity Meakins, Spinifex Press, 2019) by Chloe Algy and Becky Peter showing kupuwupu ‘lemon grass’ from Cattle Creek Station in 2010.
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