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The Resource Born in the desert : the land and travels of a last Australian nomad, by Marion Hercock with insights from Dadina Brown

Born in the desert : the land and travels of a last Australian nomad, by Marion Hercock with insights from Dadina Brown

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Born in the desert : the land and travels of a last Australian nomad
Title
Born in the desert
Title remainder
the land and travels of a last Australian nomad
Statement of responsibility
by Marion Hercock with insights from Dadina Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Personal story Georgina Brown some of the events of her life, from desert dweller to a contemporary semi-urban life within the history and geography of the Little Sandy Desert and Wiluna
Cataloging source
NSL
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Hercock, Marion
Dewey number
305.89915
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, Dadina Georgina
  • Nyama
  • Naomi
  • Women, Aboriginal Australian
  • Mandjildjara (Australian people)
Label
Born in the desert : the land and travels of a last Australian nomad, by Marion Hercock with insights from Dadina Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography: p. 88-91
Contents
Pt 1: Episodes from a traditional life in the desert : the last of the nomads by Georgina Brown; The Little Sandy Desert; Emus; More tucker - goanna; The Martu - the desert people of Western Australia; The mysterious death of Georgina's older sister; Desert resources; Dingos in the camp fire; Meeting the modern world - the helicopter -- Pt 2: The historical record: an overview; Stan Gratte's story of finding the Brown family -- Pt 3: Episodes from a modern life in the community: moving to Bondini; Going to Cue Hostel; The young couple and Georgina's children; "I never drank until I lost my Mum"; Living away from town; Development as an artist; On the run! the Granite Peak Escapade and the walk; Finding, losing and finding Georgina -- Pt 4: The return: heading out to the desert; Georgina takes charge - how to cook a marlu; "This your country, properly"; Mungkulu and the other waters; The turkeys; More hunting and gathering; Dadina, from desert nomad to Georgina, painter of memories -- Appendixes: Family tree; Chronology of events; "A journey into the interior" by Harry Leaver
Control code
000045267605
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 91 p. [32] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780859054812
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.,
Label
Born in the desert : the land and travels of a last Australian nomad, by Marion Hercock with insights from Dadina Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography: p. 88-91
Contents
Pt 1: Episodes from a traditional life in the desert : the last of the nomads by Georgina Brown; The Little Sandy Desert; Emus; More tucker - goanna; The Martu - the desert people of Western Australia; The mysterious death of Georgina's older sister; Desert resources; Dingos in the camp fire; Meeting the modern world - the helicopter -- Pt 2: The historical record: an overview; Stan Gratte's story of finding the Brown family -- Pt 3: Episodes from a modern life in the community: moving to Bondini; Going to Cue Hostel; The young couple and Georgina's children; "I never drank until I lost my Mum"; Living away from town; Development as an artist; On the run! the Granite Peak Escapade and the walk; Finding, losing and finding Georgina -- Pt 4: The return: heading out to the desert; Georgina takes charge - how to cook a marlu; "This your country, properly"; Mungkulu and the other waters; The turkeys; More hunting and gathering; Dadina, from desert nomad to Georgina, painter of memories -- Appendixes: Family tree; Chronology of events; "A journey into the interior" by Harry Leaver
Control code
000045267605
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 91 p. [32] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780859054812
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.,

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