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Writers travel to India to share colonisation experiences
Posted on October 03, 2014
Cassandra Tim
with ABC

An exchange program is taking 12 leading First Nations writers from Australia to swap ideas with Indigenous Indian writers.

Dr Mridula Nath Chakraborty from the University of Western Sydney is the curator of the program.

She'll accompany the writers to India, including Waanyi woman Alexis Wright (pictured), Wiradjuri novelist Anita Heiss and Murri poet Lionel Fogarty.

Dr Chakraborty says the program will allow them to discuss their shared experiences with colonisation. 


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