Where you from? Who’s ya mob?

Gayle Kennedy Illustrated by Ross Carnsew

When Riley starts playing rugby league, he loves it—until a new friend from footy asks him a difficult question. All of a sudden, Riley doesn’t know who he is.

 “So, what are ya then? Aboriginal or Irish?”
“I’m both.”
“Ya can’t be both!”

Text type: Where you from? Who’s ya mob? is a narrative text in graphic novel form.



  • Importance of family and place
  • Knowing who you are
  • Friendship and belonging
  • Ancestry


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