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y separately published work icon Women's Stories from Laramba anthology   autobiography  
Alternative title: Alherramp-areny - Angkety Arelh
Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Women's Stories from Laramba
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'These stories are a testament to the rick and detailed knowledge the Laramba women have of their environment – the plants and animals, waterholes, and bush medicines. These women grew up in the time of transition when the whitefella and the pastoral industry brought sweeping changes to their traditional lifestyle and country. They women vividly recount stories of the olden times – of hunting, of ceremony, and of moving across the country – before the advent of motor vehicles, whitefella tools and permanent shelters. Most of the storytellers were born during the early 1920s, although several younger women also share their stories. Renowned singers and dancers, the Laramba women are committed to the preservation and enrichment of all aspects of traditional culture. The stories are told in Western Anmatyerr and English and an extensive wordlist is also included. Along with narratives, beautiful line illustrations of plants, animals and implements highlight the importance of Law, land and culture.' (Source: Publisher's website)


* Contents derived from the Alice Springs, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory,:IAD Press , 2000 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Kitty Peltharr, Kitty Peltharr , single work autobiography (p. 8-13)
Rita Ngal, Rita Ngal , single work autobiography (p. 14-20)
Rosy Ngal, Rosy Ngal , single work autobiography (p. 21-24)
Lena Ngal, Lena Ngal , single work autobiography (p. 25-26)
Elsie Mpetyan, Elsie Mpetyan , single work autobiography (p. 27-28)
Nancy Mpetyan, Nancy Mpetyan , single work autobiography (p. 29-31)
Connie Ngal, Connie Ngal , single work autobiography (p. 32-35)
Mary Ngal, Mary Ngal , single work autobiography (p. 36-41)
Rita Peltharr, Rita Peltharr , single work autobiography (p. 42-47)
Amy Peltharr, Amy Peltharr , single work autobiography (p. 48-52)
Topsy Pengart, Topsy Pengart , single work autobiography (p. 53-61)
Beryl Kemarr, Beryl Kemarr , single work autobiography (p. 62-65)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Aboriginal Kaytetye AIATSIS ref. (C13) (NT SF53-06) , Aboriginal Arrernte AIATSIS ref. (C8) (NT SG53-02) AUSTLANG note: There are several dialects of Arrernte (cf. Koch 2004) but in this database, distinctions between Central Arrernte, Western Arrernte, Southern Arrernte, and Eastern Arrernte are not made , Aboriginal Alyawarr , Aboriginal Anmatyerr , English
Text in Arrernt, Alyawarr, Kaytetye, Anmatyerr and English.
    • Alice Springs, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory,: IAD Press , 2000 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 80p.
      Description: illus., map
      ISBN: 1864650273
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