The Resource Housing Aboriginal culture in North-East Arnhem Land, by Shaneen Rae Fantin

Housing Aboriginal culture in North-East Arnhem Land, by Shaneen Rae Fantin

Label
Housing Aboriginal culture in North-East Arnhem Land
Title
Housing Aboriginal culture in North-East Arnhem Land
Statement of responsibility
by Shaneen Rae Fantin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This thesis argues that by understanding the customary belief systems, social organisation, architecture and learned experiences of an Aboriginal group one can iam to design living environments, with Aboriginal participation and direction, which respond to and support preferred Aboriginal living practices." [from Abstract p. iii]
Cataloging source
QU
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Fantin, Shaneen
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Queensland, 2003.
Funding information
Grant no.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
theses
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  • University of Queensland
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Housing
  • Yolngu (Australian people)
  • Vernacular architecture
Label
Housing Aboriginal culture in North-East Arnhem Land, by Shaneen Rae Fantin
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 cd-rom
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Culture, behaviour and the design of living environments: culture, behaviour and built form; Approaches to the design of Aboriginal environments: intervention and imposition; the Aboriginal Housing Panel; the "process not product" approach; self-help housing; study Aboriginal domiciliary behaviour; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander domiciliary behaviour; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) -- Evolving and implementing the research method: learning from the literature: understanding Yolngu society; Aboriginal ancestral beings: their histories and representations; records and photographs of Yolngu vernacular architecture; Settlement developmet and housing history in Arnhem Land; Experiencing and understanding avoidance behaviour; Design process and remote Aboriginal contexts -- Experiences in fieldwork: complementing the research method with Yolngu thinking: incorporating Yonlgu knowledge into the housing design process -- Applying theory in the field: disciplines and techniques: settlement mapping; informal (unstructured) interviews; Household compositions; Participant observation; Yard and house mapping; Photography; Geneaologies; Oral histories; Post occupancy evaluation; Design workshops; Drafting house designs; Volunteer and paid work on field trips; Reporting back to community and family -- Introducing the Yolngu: working definitions of "Yolngu" and the "Yolngu" region; Anthropological models of Yolngu society: moeities, family relations, subsections (Mälk); Clans (mala) and language groups (matha); Yolngu avoidance law: what is avoidance behaviour?; Yolngu avoidance relationships and relevant kin terms; Male ego; Female ego; General characteristics of avoidance behaviour -- Yolngu cosmology: Djan'kawu; Wagilag; La:nytjung and Banaytja and Barrama and Galparimun; Yolngu ancestral histories and symbolic representations: Dhuwa representaitons; Yirritja representations; Ancestral representations in contemporary living environments -- Yolngu living patterns and vernacular architecture: Family groups and camps: Separating girls and making wives; Single men's camps; Living with the Macassans -- Seasonal relationships and cycles -- Yolngu domestic architecture: Yolngu architecture and moiety attribution; Generic Yolngu terms for dwelling and home; Wurrkundur: windbreaks; Gurrngan: leaf shelters and shades; Makarr (makarr dhalakarrmirr): open shelter; Gathawudu (or Melkiri Gorrugorru) : "table" on stilts; Makanbi: tree house; Dhudji Djirikitj: semi-circular or vaulted houses with one opening; Liya-damala (Gilkal or Ngurlurr): domed mosquito house; Dhurrara Märrma (Dhäbulal or Rarri maltjana): having "two doors"; Nganmarra: Pandanus mat shelter; Gulwirri lolu: cabbage palm shelter; Yolngu domestic architecture and ancestral histories -- Yolngu ceremonial architecture: Yolngu ground sculptures; Yolngu sacred objects as symbolic and spatial markers; Mortuary shelters and platforms for the dead; Other symbolic devices used in ceremony -- Settlement and housing history at Galiwin'ku and Ramingining: "Balanda" intervention and settlementsin Arnhem Land; Housing at Galinwin'ku and Ramingining; Household compositions: crowding, privacy and mobility -- Avoidance behaviour: a Yolngu cultural imperative: avoidance behaviour: first experiences; Understanding avoidance laws and relationships: body, space, action and emotion; Shame, anger and conflict; Two examples and their spatial manifestation: brother and sister (wawa ga Yapa) relationship; Son-in-law and mother-in-law (Gurrung ga mukul rumaru) relationship; Avoidance law, household compositions and culture change -- Avoidance behaviour and design considerations -- Ceremony grounds and settlement planning, death, sorcery and housing: Land ownership, occupation patterns, and settlement planning; Yolngu ceremony grounds in settlements; Yolngu mortuary practices and housing: death and housing; funeral ceremonies, yards and settlement planning; Galka: sorcery and
Control code
000026265844
Dimensions
30 cm. +
Extent
284 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study, closed quotation. In accordance with Copyright Act 1968. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., maps (some col.)
Stock number
MAR06/239
Label
Housing Aboriginal culture in North-East Arnhem Land, by Shaneen Rae Fantin
Publication
Accompanying material
1 cd-rom
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Culture, behaviour and the design of living environments: culture, behaviour and built form; Approaches to the design of Aboriginal environments: intervention and imposition; the Aboriginal Housing Panel; the "process not product" approach; self-help housing; study Aboriginal domiciliary behaviour; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander domiciliary behaviour; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) -- Evolving and implementing the research method: learning from the literature: understanding Yolngu society; Aboriginal ancestral beings: their histories and representations; records and photographs of Yolngu vernacular architecture; Settlement developmet and housing history in Arnhem Land; Experiencing and understanding avoidance behaviour; Design process and remote Aboriginal contexts -- Experiences in fieldwork: complementing the research method with Yolngu thinking: incorporating Yonlgu knowledge into the housing design process -- Applying theory in the field: disciplines and techniques: settlement mapping; informal (unstructured) interviews; Household compositions; Participant observation; Yard and house mapping; Photography; Geneaologies; Oral histories; Post occupancy evaluation; Design workshops; Drafting house designs; Volunteer and paid work on field trips; Reporting back to community and family -- Introducing the Yolngu: working definitions of "Yolngu" and the "Yolngu" region; Anthropological models of Yolngu society: moeities, family relations, subsections (Mälk); Clans (mala) and language groups (matha); Yolngu avoidance law: what is avoidance behaviour?; Yolngu avoidance relationships and relevant kin terms; Male ego; Female ego; General characteristics of avoidance behaviour -- Yolngu cosmology: Djan'kawu; Wagilag; La:nytjung and Banaytja and Barrama and Galparimun; Yolngu ancestral histories and symbolic representations: Dhuwa representaitons; Yirritja representations; Ancestral representations in contemporary living environments -- Yolngu living patterns and vernacular architecture: Family groups and camps: Separating girls and making wives; Single men's camps; Living with the Macassans -- Seasonal relationships and cycles -- Yolngu domestic architecture: Yolngu architecture and moiety attribution; Generic Yolngu terms for dwelling and home; Wurrkundur: windbreaks; Gurrngan: leaf shelters and shades; Makarr (makarr dhalakarrmirr): open shelter; Gathawudu (or Melkiri Gorrugorru) : "table" on stilts; Makanbi: tree house; Dhudji Djirikitj: semi-circular or vaulted houses with one opening; Liya-damala (Gilkal or Ngurlurr): domed mosquito house; Dhurrara Märrma (Dhäbulal or Rarri maltjana): having "two doors"; Nganmarra: Pandanus mat shelter; Gulwirri lolu: cabbage palm shelter; Yolngu domestic architecture and ancestral histories -- Yolngu ceremonial architecture: Yolngu ground sculptures; Yolngu sacred objects as symbolic and spatial markers; Mortuary shelters and platforms for the dead; Other symbolic devices used in ceremony -- Settlement and housing history at Galiwin'ku and Ramingining: "Balanda" intervention and settlementsin Arnhem Land; Housing at Galinwin'ku and Ramingining; Household compositions: crowding, privacy and mobility -- Avoidance behaviour: a Yolngu cultural imperative: avoidance behaviour: first experiences; Understanding avoidance laws and relationships: body, space, action and emotion; Shame, anger and conflict; Two examples and their spatial manifestation: brother and sister (wawa ga Yapa) relationship; Son-in-law and mother-in-law (Gurrung ga mukul rumaru) relationship; Avoidance law, household compositions and culture change -- Avoidance behaviour and design considerations -- Ceremony grounds and settlement planning, death, sorcery and housing: Land ownership, occupation patterns, and settlement planning; Yolngu ceremony grounds in settlements; Yolngu mortuary practices and housing: death and housing; funeral ceremonies, yards and settlement planning; Galka: sorcery and
Control code
000026265844
Dimensions
30 cm. +
Extent
284 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study, closed quotation. In accordance with Copyright Act 1968. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill., maps (some col.)
Stock number
MAR06/239

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