Maralinga, the Anangu Story


FISH - Foundation for Indigenous Sustainable Health

An extraordinary illustrated history told from the Indigenous perspective and created through a series of workshops, extensive research and community consultation. Honour Book in the 2010 CBCA Awards.

'Maralinga - the Anangu Story is our story. We have told it for our children, our grandchildren and their children. We have told it for you.'

In words and pictures Yalata and Oak Valley community members, with author Christobel Mattingley, describe what happened in the Maralinga Tjarutja lands of South Australia before the bombs and after.

Honour Book, 2010 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year - Eve Pownall Award

Shortlisted, 2010 Australian Educational Publishing Awards, Primary Library Book Category

Shortlisted, 2010 NSW Premier's History Awards (The Young People's History Prize)

'a work of great importance: historically significant, informative and movingly vivid' Sydney Morning Herald

'beautifully realised... a complex tale is told simply, without sacrificing pathos, force or clarity' The Weekend Australian