Introduction. Intercultural debris / Philip Batty -- Kapi! : contact experiences in the Western Desert 1873-1984 / Dick Kimber -- Meetings with strangers / Jeremy Long -- When we first met white people: five biographies / Philip Batty -- A big canvas: mobilising Pintupi painting / John Kean.
This is a wonderful account of first contact between black and white Australians. Paintings, portraits, objects and landscapes are produced in both colour and black and white, accompanied by fascinating first-hand accounts of first contact.