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y Yarrtji : Six Women's Stories from the Great Sandy Desert anthology   oral history   prose   poetry   dreaming story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1997 1997
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Life stories interwoven with over 700 stunning photographs and reproductions form a journey with these women sharing their country and culture. They are all storytellers, dancers, singers, healers and artists. The stories are told in their own words and their languages are represented.' (Source: Online)

Notes

  • Each story or piece is titled only with the name of the author. Individual pieces are grouped in chapters or sections.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Aboriginal Studies Press , 1997 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Yarrtji : Foreword, Tjama Napanangka , Bai Bai Napangarti , 1997 single work prose (p. 8)
Yarrtji : Introduction, Sonja Peter , 1997 single work prose
Describes in detail the process of putting together the book, and provides information about Aboriginal law, skin names, and language.
(p. 9-12)
Untitled, Nanyuma Rosie Napurrula , 1997 single work oral history (p. 17)
Untitled, Millie Skeen Nampitjin , 1997 single work oral history (p. 18)
Untitled, Bai Bai Napangarti , 1997 single work oral history (p. 18-19)
Untitled, Kuninyi Rita Nampitjin , Tjama Napanangka , 1997 single work oral history
Explains the Aboriginal kinship system and skin names.
(p. 20)
Untitled, Patricia Lee Napangarti , 1997 single work prose dreaming story (p. 21)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , 1997 single work oral history
Explains the skin names of some plants and animals.
(p. 22)
Untitled, Bai Bai Napangarti , 1997 single work prose dreaming story (p. 23)
Untitled, Martingale Mudgedel Napanangka , 1997 single work oral history
The story of how the author's father travelled and was accepted by a new tribe.
(p. 23)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , 1997 single work oral history (p. 25)
Untitled, Martingale Mudgedel Napanangka , 1997 single work oral history (p. 26)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , Kuninyi Rita Nampitjin , 1997 single work oral history (p. 29)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , Bai Bai Napangarti , 1997 single work prose dreaming story (p. 30)
Untitled, Kuninyi Rita Nampitjin , 1997 single work oral history (p. 31)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , Kuninyi Rita Nampitjin , 1997 single work oral history (p. 31)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , 1997 single work oral history (p. 32)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , 1997 single work prose dreaming story (p. 33)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , 1997 single work oral history (p. 36)
Untitled, Bai Bai Napangarti , 1997 single work oral history (p. 37)

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  • Balgo Mission (1939-1975), Central desert areas, Western Australia,
  • Great Sandy Desert, Central desert areas, Western Australia,
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