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'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)

Exhibitions

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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 , single work prose (p. 8)
Yarrtji : Introduction, Sonja Peter , 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 , single work oral history (p. 17)
Untitled, Millie Skeen Nampitjin , single work oral history (p. 18)
Untitled, Bai Bai Napangarti , single work oral history (p. 18-19)
Untitled, Kuninyi Rita Nampitjin , Tjama Napanangka , single work oral history
Explains the Aboriginal kinship system and skin names.
(p. 20)
Untitled, Patricia Lee Napangarti , single work prose dreaming story (p. 21)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , single work oral history
Explains the skin names of some plants and animals.
(p. 22)
Untitled, Martingale Mudgedel Napanangka , single work oral history
The story of how the author's father travelled and was accepted by a new tribe.
(p. 23)
Untitled, Bai Bai Napangarti , single work prose dreaming story (p. 23)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , single work oral history (p. 25)
Untitled, Martingale Mudgedel Napanangka , single work oral history (p. 26)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , Kuninyi Rita Nampitjin , single work oral history (p. 29)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , Bai Bai Napangarti , single work prose dreaming story (p. 30)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , Kuninyi Rita Nampitjin , single work oral history (p. 31)
Untitled, Kuninyi Rita Nampitjin , single work oral history (p. 31)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , single work oral history (p. 32)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , single work prose dreaming story (p. 33)
Untitled, Tjama Napanangka , single work oral history (p. 36)
Untitled, Bai Bai Napangarti , single work oral history (p. 37)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Women's Stories from the Desert 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 30 July no. 156 1997; (p. 26)

— Review of Yarrtji : Six Women's Stories from the Great Sandy Desert Tjama Napanangka , Bai Bai Napangarti , Martingale Mudgedel Napanangka , Kuninyi Nampitjin , Nanyuma Rosie Napurrula , Millie Skeen Nampitjin , Tjama Napanangka (translator), Patricia Lee Napangarti (translator), 1997 anthology oral history prose poetry
Women's Stories from the Desert 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 30 July no. 156 1997; (p. 26)

— Review of Yarrtji : Six Women's Stories from the Great Sandy Desert Tjama Napanangka , Bai Bai Napangarti , Martingale Mudgedel Napanangka , Kuninyi Nampitjin , Nanyuma Rosie Napurrula , Millie Skeen Nampitjin , Tjama Napanangka (translator), Patricia Lee Napangarti (translator), 1997 anthology oral history prose poetry
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