Growing Up in Pipeclay 9781925714722

Growing Up in Pipeclay

Author: Philips, Gloria

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Growing Up in Pipeclay is a non-fiction recount of the author, Gloria Philllips' childhood, living in the small coastal village of Pipeclay (now known as Corindi) on the NSW, Mid-North Coast. Through her recount, Gloria explains the importance of family, community, place, culture and the practice of living sustainably off the land during these times.

Gloria Phillips is a proud Gumbaynggirr Elder who was born in Bowraville, NSW. Gloria grew up in nearby Valla, Macksville, and then Corindi, which was her favourite place. Gloria has 9 children, 28 grandchildren, and 29 great grandchildren. She enjoys attending Elders Club once a week, and has even attended the Elders Olympics. She also enjoys reading, gardening, fishing and cooking for her large family and sharing culture and stories within her community.

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • Series: History of the First Australians Set 3
  • Series Number: 48
  • Publication Date: 20/01/2020
  • Publisher: Knowledge Books and Software
  • Subject: Indigenous
  • Audience: Primary
  • Reading Recovery: Level 26
  • Curriculum: Australian