Archie Weller’s short story “Going Home” follows Billy Woodward, who travels home to Koodup, an Aboriginal camp in Australia. While driving, Billy remembers his time in college over the past five years and how he has changed. He has embraced white culture and has become both a successful football player and a painter.

Billy has not kept in touch with his family but unexpectedly encountered an uncle and an aunt while he was away. The uncle came to his house drunk, and Billy sent him away. He also rejected his aunt when he met her on the street. However, after seeing a half-Aboriginal player being picked up by his loving family, Billy decided to return to the camp.

On his way there, Billy picks up an Aboriginal man, Darcy, who informs him that Billy’s father died two years before. Billy recalls some details abou...

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