Lou Grossfeldt and David Blissett
About the book
Amanka is a word from one of the languages used by people living in the rural north west of Uganda. It’s a beautiful, rich word that means ‘family’. Yet, in the forests and villages of this part of Uganda – and across much of tropical Africa and Asia – families are at war. In the narrowing margins between forest and farm, human and non-human, there is a growing conflict. A deadly conflict.
Amanka Stories is Lou and David’s second book project together, following on from Our Primate Family, Melbourne Books in 2015.