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Alternative title: The Arrernte Landscape: Guide to Dreaming Tracks and Sites of Alice Springs; Jukurrpa Pocket Book of a Town like Mparntwe
Note: By David Brooks for Mparntwe people
Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 A Town Like Mparntwe : A Guide to the Dreaming Tracks and Sites of Alice Springs
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'Built on the land the Arrernte people call Mparntwe, Alice Springs is the place where caterpillar beings originated and where mountain ranges were formed by wild-dog fights. A town like Mparntwe takes you on a journey through Alice Springs that shows you how an Arrernte person sees the country. This new edition of the book originally called The Arrernte Landscape tells the stories of Altyerre, ‘the Dreamtime’, and describes the travels of the ancestral beings as they made the world. A map, illustrations and skyline drawings show you the ancestors’ Dreaming tracks and the sites they created in the Alice Springs area.' (Source: Publisher's Blurb)


  • Originally published in 1991, by the Institute for Aboriginal Development, with the title: The Arrente Landscape of Alice Springs

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: English
Titled as The Arrernte landscape of Alice Springs : A Guide to the Dreaming Tracks and Sites of Alice Springs
    • Alice Springs, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory,: IAD Press , 1991 .
      Extent: 24p.
      Description: illus.
      • Includes bibliography.
      ISBN: 0949659622 (pbk), 9780949659620 (pbk)
    • Alice Springs, Southern Northern Territory, Northern Territory,: Jukurrpa Books , 2003 .
      image of person or book cover 4479795413998477387.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: iv, 28p.
      • First published in 1991 as The Arrente Landscape: Guide to Dreamin Tracks and Sites of Alice Springs.
      ISBN: 1864650451 (pbk.)
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