The Resource Cave painting myths : northern Kimberley

Cave painting myths : northern Kimberley

Label
Cave painting myths : northern Kimberley
Title
Cave painting myths
Title remainder
northern Kimberley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Introduction summarises background to research & publication; general explanation of dichotomy in paintings & myths (maps show tribes & place names), social organisation, local clan groups, galleries as increase centres, origin of paintings, lack of mouth & texts of myths to account for it, brief comments on types of paintings, language of texts; p.11-54; Western & northern Ngarinyin - clan myths I-XVIII (gives clan, name, vernacular text with interlinear literal translation followed by free translation & explanatory notes, includes subsidiary & explanatory texts C-P); p.55-81; Southern and south-eastern Ngarinyin - clan -myths XIX-XXXII with subsidiary texts Q-U; p.82-108; Eastern Ngarinyin - changes in characteristics of paintings, linguistic differences, texts of clan myths XXXIII-XLII with subsidiary texts V, W, Y, Z, AA-EE; p.109-128; Woljamidi, Guidj and Waladjangari, lack of Wandjina cult & presence of Wandjina Galeru cult, texts of myths XLIII-LIII with subsidiary texts FF-HH, JJ; P.129-138; Unggumi, texts LIV-LIX with subsidiary text KK; p.139-156; Wunambal, texts LX-LXXIII with subsidiary text MM; p.157-169; Forrest River tribes, lack of Wandjina cult & presence of cliff paintings, motifs, text ..LXXIV with subsidiary texts NN-PP, frequency of Rainbow Serpent & spirit children beliefs; p.170-173; Index of mythological beings, index of clan country names
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1902-1986
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Capell, A.
Government publication
federal national government publication
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
  • Oceania and linguistic monographs
  • Oceania Monograph
Series volume
  • no.18
  • no. 18
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cave paintings
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
adult
Label
Cave painting myths : northern Kimberley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Contents
The Western and Northern Ngarinyin -- The Southern and South Eastern Ngarinyin -- The Eastern Ngarinyin -- The Woljamidi, Guidj and Waladjangari -- The Unggumi -- The Wunambal -- The Forest River Tribes
Control code
M0015944
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
vi, 173p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 - donated from ATSIC
Other physical details
maps
Stock number
7956
System control number
0020315
Label
Cave painting myths : northern Kimberley
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Contents
The Western and Northern Ngarinyin -- The Southern and South Eastern Ngarinyin -- The Eastern Ngarinyin -- The Woljamidi, Guidj and Waladjangari -- The Unggumi -- The Wunambal -- The Forest River Tribes
Control code
M0015944
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
vi, 173p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
  • Copy 3 - donated from ATSIC
Other physical details
maps
Stock number
7956
System control number
0020315

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