The Resource Aboriginal signs and architectural meanings, Part 1, On Aboriginal signs, Paul Memmott

Aboriginal signs and architectural meanings, Part 1, On Aboriginal signs, Paul Memmott

Label
Aboriginal signs and architectural meanings, Part 1, On Aboriginal signs
Title
Aboriginal signs and architectural meanings
Title number
Part 1
Title part
On Aboriginal signs
Statement of responsibility
Paul Memmott
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Analysis of aspects of signs and symbols in Aboriginal environmental knowledge and belief systems in some Aboriginal cultures using case studies; traditional Aboriginal architecture; shelters and camps; includes traditional stories with aspects of shelters; classification of signs and symbols; use of toas as way finders or signposts in the Lak Eyre district; analysis of the semiotics of marked sticks such as message sticks
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Memmott, Paul
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Semiotics
  • Signs and symbols
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Symbolism in architecture
  • Symbolism in art
Label
Aboriginal signs and architectural meanings, Part 1, On Aboriginal signs, Paul Memmott
Instantiates
Publication
Note
See also Part 2 of this paper : Generating architectural meaning from Aboriginal signs at p MEM
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Meaning in the Aboriginal architecture of traditional shelter -- Symbolism in a Yolngu shelter -- A Lardil case study - rainbows, story places and malkri sickness in the North Wellesley Islands -- A theoretical classification of signs -- Lardil indexical structures: rainbows, shadows and footprints -- The "way finders" of Lake Eyre -- Ritual art and gallery art in central Australia -- The nature of Lardil marked sticks
Extent
p. 79-100
Label
Aboriginal signs and architectural meanings, Part 1, On Aboriginal signs, Paul Memmott
Publication
Note
See also Part 2 of this paper : Generating architectural meaning from Aboriginal signs at p MEM
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Meaning in the Aboriginal architecture of traditional shelter -- Symbolism in a Yolngu shelter -- A Lardil case study - rainbows, story places and malkri sickness in the North Wellesley Islands -- A theoretical classification of signs -- Lardil indexical structures: rainbows, shadows and footprints -- The "way finders" of Lake Eyre -- Ritual art and gallery art in central Australia -- The nature of Lardil marked sticks
Extent
p. 79-100

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