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Note: With members of the Mowanjum Aboriginal Community.
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Keeping the Wanjinas Fresh : Sam Woolagoodja and the Enduring Power of Lalai
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Keeping the Wanjinas Fresh: Sam Woolagoodja and the Enduring Power of Lalai is the story of the people of the Wanjinas [Wandjinas] and their unbroken living cosmology of Lalai- the Dreaming- manifest most memorably in the dazzling giant Wanjina designed by Donny Woolagoodja for the opening ceremony of the Sydney Olympics. It is also the story of Sam Wollagoodja who was responsible for repainting the sacred wandjinas in many of the rock shelters that dot the Kimberley landscape and...to paint the sacred stories on bark and board for Worora children living far from their homelands. (Source: Publishers Blurb)

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  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to the memory of Sam Woolagoodja and the 'Old People' of Kunmunya and to their children, and the generations to come.
  • Includes maps of the North-West Kimberley showing the towns, the Indigenous language groups and the clan countries and wurnan channels. Also included is a glossary of Worrorra and other Aboriginal words, an appendix of 'Clans, Countries and Language Groups of the North-West Kimberley' and an extensive bibliography.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 2005 .
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      Extent: 293p.
      Description: illus. (some col.), ports
      ISBN: 1920731687, 9781920731687 (pbk)
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Subjects:
  • Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
  • Mowanjum, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
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