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From a master storyteller, this book links personal discovery to a sense of nature. It restores us to a wisdom that is at once powerful and fresh. Includes reproductions of bark paintings and artworks. ‘Because you love it this world.'
Cover painting: John Frost 'Knowing My Past'
"This little gem is one of my favourite books. Big Bill’s voice is like no other. Lean in and listen up." - Tim Winton
"Often read as poetry, [Kakadu Man and Story About Feeling] are important articulations of an environmental philosophy grounded in feeling... what Neidjie is doing... is a response to a very modern problem – our increasingly exploitative and unequal consumption of our planet." - George Delaney, Readings
"Listen carefully, careful and this spirit e come in your feeling and you will feel it…anyone that. I feel it…my body same as you. I telling you this because the land for us, never change round. Places for us, earth for us, star, moon, tree, animal, no-matter what sort of animal, bird or snake… all that animal same like us. Our friend that." - Bill Neidjie, 'Story About Feeling'
Read: Michael Farrell's essay 'The Geopoetics of Affect: Bill Neidjie’s Story About Feeling' in JASAL 2013
Read: Philip Morrissey's essay 'Bill Neidjie’s Story About Feeling: Notes on its Themes and Philosophy' in JASAL 2015