This moving collection of youthful memories touches on a broad sweep of history and includes people from many different aboriginal countries. These stories are powerful: sharing pain, honour, grief, hope and pride. Pride in family, community and survival. Pride in being aboriginal - Sally Morgan. From life in the desert to growing up on a mission, enduring devastating polices in the 1930s to bravely seizing new opportunities in the 1960s. these are true stories reflecting a diverse range of Aboriginal Australian experiences.