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The Resource Arrawarra : meeting place, [research, writing and design: Margaret Somerville, Wendy Beck, Cheryl Brown, Dee Murphy, Tony Perkins, Anita Smith]

Arrawarra : meeting place, [research, writing and design: Margaret Somerville, Wendy Beck, Cheryl Brown, Dee Murphy, Tony Perkins, Anita Smith]

Label
Arrawarra : meeting place
Title
Arrawarra
Title remainder
meeting place
Statement of responsibility
[research, writing and design: Margaret Somerville, Wendy Beck, Cheryl Brown, Dee Murphy, Tony Perkins, Anita Smith]
Title variation
Arrawarra meeting place
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides brief information on the Gumbaingirr language and the customs of the Yarrawarra people ; the stories told by elders of the Yarrawarra community include information on significant people, places, plants and activities including fishing and shell (gooloombull) collecting ; evidence of activities at Arrawarra has been gained from the excavation of the midden that was created between 930 and 1342 years ago ; includes a welcome by Cecil 'Bing' Laurie, Marie 'Nan' Edwards' dolphin story and a timeline of the Arrawarra midden
Member of
Cataloging source
VSL
Dewey number
305.899150944
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Yarrawarra Aboriginal Corporation
Series statement
Yarrawarra place stories,
Series volume
Book 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Tribes
  • Arrawarra (N.S.W.)
  • Laurie, Bing
  • Edwards, Marie
Label
Arrawarra : meeting place, [research, writing and design: Margaret Somerville, Wendy Beck, Cheryl Brown, Dee Murphy, Tony Perkins, Anita Smith]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Uncle Bing's welcome -- Preface -- Lingo -- Arrawarra beach, estuary and headland -- McDougall's run -- The headland: rainmaking and taboos -- The fishtrap -- Fishing and feasting -- Nan's dolphin story -- Gone fishing -- Fishing technologies -- Useful plants -- The midden -- The salvage excavation of the midden -- Midden analysis -- Googoombull collecting -- Coastline changes aound Arrawarra -- The site officer training school -- Timeline -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Credits
Dimensions
15 x 22 cm.
Extent
42 pages
Isbn
9781863896047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits.
Label
Arrawarra : meeting place, [research, writing and design: Margaret Somerville, Wendy Beck, Cheryl Brown, Dee Murphy, Tony Perkins, Anita Smith]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Uncle Bing's welcome -- Preface -- Lingo -- Arrawarra beach, estuary and headland -- McDougall's run -- The headland: rainmaking and taboos -- The fishtrap -- Fishing and feasting -- Nan's dolphin story -- Gone fishing -- Fishing technologies -- Useful plants -- The midden -- The salvage excavation of the midden -- Midden analysis -- Googoombull collecting -- Coastline changes aound Arrawarra -- The site officer training school -- Timeline -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Credits
Dimensions
15 x 22 cm.
Extent
42 pages
Isbn
9781863896047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits.

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