William Cooper, Gentle Warrior
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About "William Cooper, Gentle Warrior"
In this book you will be taken back to a significant time in Australian history, wherin a brilliant and dignified Aboriginal man William Cooper bravely challenged the norms of his country.This Yorta Yorta man brought change and fought for the human rights of several groups of people who were victims of persecution. Inspiring and moving, this book will stir a sense of humanitarian awareness within the hearts, minds and spirits of its readers.Captivating and filled with insights, this work is a leterary beacon of light that dispels the darkness of radical and social discrimination. About the Author Barbara is married to Norman, an Aboriginal Australian and has a son Michael, They live in Cairns, Australia. She is a pastor, mediator, psychologist and teacher. Barbara helped the Mapoon Aboriginal people move back to their land in 1974 after they had been moved off by police for a mine. She helped set up the North Queensland Land Council in 1978.Barbara has written on Queensland discriminatory legislation and deaths in custody. In the 1990's she was the CEO of the Aboriginal Co-ordinating Council which represented Aboriginal local government. Barbara and Norman take groups of Australians to Israel for Christian conferences.
Meet the Author
BARBARA MILLER has worked with educators in professional development and teacher education for more than fifteen years. She is currently Managing Project Director of the Center for Professional Communities in Education at Education Development Center, Inc.