Christine Peacock describes the content of the book's three chapters:
History Tracing the path of our ancestors through that history offers a deeper appreciation of our strengths and an inventory of the process of colonisation and decolonisation.
Life is an insight into how Goori life changed amidst white society in the 1930s and 40s, and the propensity to maintain connections with land and culture. It is a personal history that expands the dimensions of our collective knowledge of Aboriginal society, challenging stereotypes that diminish and derogate our experiences and identity.
Times offers a comprehensive
dialogue by this prominent Elder which bridges
generations. Robert Anderson, in speaking for himself,
challenges colonist culture with a counter-definition of
its own tenets. It provides a valuable lesson and a record