The Resource Kunyi, Kunyi June Anne McInerney

Kunyi, Kunyi June Anne McInerney

Label
Kunyi
Title
Kunyi
Statement of responsibility
Kunyi June Anne McInerney
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kunyi June Anne McInerney was just four years old when she and three of her siblings were taken from their family to the Oodnadatta Children's Home in South Australia in the 1960s. Through an extraordinary collection of over 60 paintings, accompanied by stories, Kunyi presents a rare chronicle of what life was like for her and the other Children's Home kids who became her family. Her paintings are a healing trove of memories that reveal the loneliness, fear and courage of the Stolen Generation children who were torn from family and loved ones. From bible lessons to sucking bone marrow and collecting bush fruits, the escapades, adventures and sorrows of the children are painted with warmth, humour and unflinching honesty. Kunyi's story is one of healing and reconciliation. She is telling it so that the lives of the children at Oodnadatta Children's Home will not be forgotten. This is a collection of tender and honest stories that will educate children on our nation's history and remind adult readers ofthe real impact of the Stolen Generations
Storyline
Character
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10962495
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McInerney, Kunyi June Anne
Dewey number
994.0049915
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McInerney, Kunyi June-Anne
  • United Aborigines Mission (Oodnadatta, S.A.)
  • Artists
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Stolen generations (Australia)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Kunyi, Kunyi June Anne McInerney
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 x 29 cm.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781925936575
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Kunyi, Kunyi June Anne McInerney
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 x 29 cm.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781925936575
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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