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Pinkirrjarti : Bush Turkey single work   prose   lyric/song   dreaming story  
Alternative title: A Story About Fire
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Pinkirrjarti : Bush Turkey
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    y separately published work icon The Art of Fire Jimmy Pike (illustrator), Jimmy Pike , Broome : Backroom Press , 2008 Z1666942 2008 single work short story Indigenous story

    'Australia is a land of fire. Fire has shaped its landscapes and played a role in the evolution of its plants and animals. Aboriginal people have always made and managed fire, in the domestic hearth and as an aid to hunting.

    This is both a book of art and a first-hand account of desert people's understanding and use of fire in inland Australia.

    The author, a renowned artist from the Great Sandy desert, shows, through his minimalist drawings and compact, vivid descriptions, how desert people make fire and when and why they burn.' (publishers' note)

    Broome : Backroom Press , 2008
    pg. 38
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