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Out of the Desert: Stories from the Walmajarri Exodus

WINNER – WA Premier's Book Award

Within only one generation, the Walmajarri desert dwellers left their traditional lands of the Great Sandy Desert behind to face station life and a world far beyond the sandhills. A compelling collection of art and stories from the Walmajarri people.

$39.95
Eirlys Richards

As a member of the Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL), Eirlys Richards worked in Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley region of Western Australia for sixteen years, studying Walmajarri, compiling a dictionary and teaching speakers of the language to read their...

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Joyce Hudson

As a member of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, Joyce worked in Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley region of Western Australia for sixteen years, studying Walmajarri, compiling a dictionary and teaching speakers of the language to read their own language....

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Pat Lowe

Pat Lowe was born and grew up in England but dreamed of migrating to Australia, which she did in 1972. She worked as a teacher in Africa and as a prison psychologist in Australia, but writing has always been her...

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