This novel opens in 1992, the year of the High Court s decision on Indigenous land rights in Australia Tarena Palson has just finished her law degree at Sydney University and although she doesn t have her results yet, she s already been thrown into her first case Her family, who hail from the Torres Strait, are claiming ownership of an exquisite and valuable pearl shell, for sale as part of the deceased estate of a white doctor But Tarena isn t sure she wants to be a lawyer after all What place does a black lawyer have in a white legal system Does she really want to live in Sydney She loves the buzz of city life, but is it her Does everyone have this much trouble keeping up with life New Download Butterfly Song [ By ] Terri Janke [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – heartforum.co.uk
Terri Janke was born in Cairns in Far North Queensland and is of Wuthathi and Meriam heritage Her family moved to Canberra in 1976, and she now lives in Sydney with her husband and two kids, where she runs a successful legal practice The firm is well known for its work with Indigenous business and intellectual property She is the author of the novel Butterfly Song and has also written many articles about Indigenous cultural and intellectual property Terri believes in the power of stories to inspire, connect and heal Her proudest moment was being awarded NAIDOC Person of the Year in 2011.
- 292 pages
- Butterfly Song
- Terri Janke
- 15 May 2019 Terri Janke