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y Kurlumarniny : We Come from the Desert single work   life story  
Note: Transcription and translation, Barbara Hale, Mark Clendon & Anne Scrimgeour.
Issue Details: First known date: 2012 2012
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'In this remarkable bilingual publication, Minyjun tells of his family’s migration from the desert to the station country of the eastern Pilbara, his childhood growing up on Mt Edgar Station, his witnessing of Australia’s engagement in World War II, and his allegiance to Don McLeod, a key spokesperson for the Aboriginal workers during the Pilbara station-workers’ strike in 1946. Kurlumarniny: We come from the desert is rich in humour and in the ways of Ngulipartu culture. Some of the stories he tells are deeply personal. For example, we learn about Minyjun’s relationship with Nalma, a woman who was ‘wrong side’ for him. Together they left the group and went into hiding, remaining away from their community for a number of years before their marriage was finally accepted. Through Minyjun’s remarkable memory, his vast cultural knowledge and his strong desire to leave a record of his life, readers can share in this unique story.' Source: http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/asp/ (Sighted 12/02/2012).

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  • Other formats: Also e-book.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: English , Nyangumarta
    • Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Aboriginal Studies Press , 2012 .
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      Extent: 256p.
      Description: illus. (b & w)
      Note/s:
      • Foreword by Dr Patrick McConvell, Australian National University.
      • Includes bibliographical references and index.
      • Book launched on the 4 May 2012 at the Warralong community.
      ISBN: 9780855758301 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Desert Story is a Winner 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 25 September no. 560 2013; (p. 75)
Untitled Amanda Hamilton , 2013 single work
— Appears in: Aboriginal History , December vol. 37 no. 2013; (p. 167-170)

— Review of Kurlumarniny : We Come from the Desert Monty Hale Barbara Hale (translator), Mark Clendon (translator), Anne Scrimgeour (translator), 2012 single work life story
Review : Frances Crawford , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 2013; (p. 94-97)

— Review of Kurlumarniny : We Come from the Desert Monty Hale Barbara Hale (translator), Mark Clendon (translator), Anne Scrimgeour (translator), 2012 single work life story
Untitled Amanda Hamilton , 2013 single work
— Appears in: Aboriginal History , December vol. 37 no. 2013; (p. 167-170)

— Review of Kurlumarniny : We Come from the Desert Monty Hale Barbara Hale (translator), Mark Clendon (translator), Anne Scrimgeour (translator), 2012 single work life story
Review : Frances Crawford , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 2013; (p. 94-97)

— Review of Kurlumarniny : We Come from the Desert Monty Hale Barbara Hale (translator), Mark Clendon (translator), Anne Scrimgeour (translator), 2012 single work life story
Desert Story is a Winner 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 25 September no. 560 2013; (p. 75)
Last amended 16 Jul 2014 11:53:47
Subjects:
  • Pilbara area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
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