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White Australia Has A Black History: William Cooper And First Nations Peoples’ Political Activism (First Nations True Stories) Paperback – August 28, 2019

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My book "William Cooper Gentle Warrior: Standing Up for Australian Aborigines and Persecuted Jews" was published in November 2012. In updating it in 2019, I have found it to be too big for one book so I have created the William Cooper Gentle Warrior Series and No 1 book is focusing on William Cooper's Aboriginal activism and No 2 book is focusing on his activism on behalf of the Jewish community. In both books, his grandson Uncle Boydie or Alf Turner and other family members have carried on his legacy and fulfilled William's unfulfilled dreams. So, the story continues.

Also, as William Cooper was a pioneer of the Aboriginal movement for human rights in Australia, much of what has happened since his passing has built on the platform he established. This means book No 1 really becomes a history of Indigenous affairs from contact till today. However, William Cooper was not alone. The stories of other key Aboriginal leaders of his time and beyond are also covered.

It is a privilege for me to bring this story to you. As you will see, I became part of the unfolding story and maybe you will too.

About the Author

Barbara is a historian, pastor, mediator, psychologist, sociologist, teacher, social justice advocate and sought-after speaker. She lives in Cairns, Australia with her husband Norman, an Aboriginal artist and pastor. 

Her memoir 
White Woman Black Heart: Journey Home to Old Mapoon, A Memoir was shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards in 2018 for the main prize, the Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance.

Her first book on the Holocaust was the biography called 
William Cooper, Gentle Warrior: Standing Up for Indigenous Australians and Persecuted Jews in 2012. Cooper was a Christian Aboriginal Australian who, as well as being an activist for his people, led one of the few private protests worldwide against Kristallnacht.  He has been honoured at Yad Vashem for that. Barbara is updating the 2012 book into two books with the first - White Australia Has A Black History: First Nations People's Political Activism, just published. 

Barbara's own history of activism and her work for Aboriginal organisations such as the North Queensland Land Council which she helped establish in 1975-7 and the Aboriginal Coordinating Council (ACC) of which she was CEO in the 1990s, have given her an insider's view. The ACC was a statutory body representing remote Aboriginal local government councils.

If I SurviveNazi Germany and the Jews, 100-year-old Lena Goldstein's Miracle Story is Barbara's second book on the Holocaust. This gripping biography of Lena Goldstein is the first in a series called Faces of Eve and has come out of Barbara's long history of involvement with the Jewish community in Australia and Israel.

She wrote an intriguing historical biography in 2014 on European adventurers such as Quiros, Torres and Janszoon who voyaged through the Pacific Islands in the early 1600s looking for a large south land. Barbara followed in 2018 with her memoir, 
White Woman Black Heart and The Dying Days of Segregation in Australia:Case Study Yarrabah.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Barbara Miller Books (August 28, 2019)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 320 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 064847223X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0648472230
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 15.2 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6 x 0.73 x 9 inches
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Barbara Miller is a pastor, psychologist, sociologist, mediator and teacher. She organises international Christian conferences and is a sought after speaker. Barbara has also been involved in Aboriginal politics and history first-hand for about 50 years working for Aboriginal organizations such as the North Queensland Land Council as a newspaper editor and research officer and the Aboriginal Coordinating Council as CEO. Author of over ten books and part of an Aboriginal family, she brings an insider view to her writing.

Barbara’s first memoir, White Woman Black Heart: Journey Home to Old Mapoon, A Memoir was short-listed in 2018 for the Queensland Literary Award for the major award, the Premier’s Award for a “Work of State Significance.”

Professor Henry Reynolds FAHA FASSA University of Tasmania, eminent historian and award-winning author described Barbara’s writing as “essential reading for anyone interested in political and social change over the last 50 years.”

She lives in Cairns, Australia with her husband Norman and son Michael.

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