The Resource Hunting, food preparation, traditional health treatments, rock art and sacred sites in the Kimberleys

Hunting, food preparation, traditional health treatments, rock art and sacred sites in the Kimberleys

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Hunting, food preparation, traditional health treatments, rock art and sacred sites in the Kimberleys
Title
Hunting, food preparation, traditional health treatments, rock art and sacred sites in the Kimberleys
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Community activities in the Kimberley region including hunting, fishing, food preparation, traditional health treatments and the process involved in the making of baskets and various weapons. Subjects include: food preparation; portraits; emu; community activities; burning off bushland; euro in a ground oven; mythological sites; fishing; collecting and eating yams; rock paintings; wild hibiscus - used for making string; spear fishing; Fishing - Fishing spears; cooking fish; cooking and eating short-necked tortoises; sharpening shovel spear; hunting; tracking; gutting a kangaroo; cooking a long armed prawn; hunting, cooking and eating fresh water crocodiles; making string; making a shovel spear; getting honey and honeycomb out of native bee hives; hunting and cooking flying foxes; stockman; barawan nuts; making tap sticks; therapeutic cuts for rheumatic pains - traditional health treatments; red-tailed black cockatoo; paperbark roll used to carry gear; making a melaleuca bark basket; plucking a corella; mashing cooked kangaroo tail; making jalimpara - split plumes fixed with beeswax and tied to a sharpened bone or stick; camps; medical assessment; stockmen tailing horses; pet emu; water goanna; freshwater crocodile paintings; freshwater crocodile (koyoya) increase site; wanjina paintings; rock painting - Hydra-like 'lightning man'; scull placed in a rock ledge; kurrajong flowers; Bradshaw paintings; sacred sites; bark honey bucket (karaki); gecko; huntsman spider; burial; rock paintings - hands and snakes; environment; Nyoanja pool; finches; bustards; mustering; old Mount Elizabeth homestead; Kimberley heath or turkey bush (kanjal) - calytrixs expistulata; joey; making a heavy club; king brown snake; dingo; making and using honey mops or swabs (yirkam); skinning a darter; cutting tribal cicatrices (burlki); lalal ovens; gathering palm hearts - dangana (livistona sp.); black-headed python; yodda
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AIAS
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1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Akerman, Kim
Date time place
Eastern and western Kimberleys, W.A., 1977
Information about documentation
Caption list available
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1947-
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Akerman, Kim
Label
Hunting, food preparation, traditional health treatments, rock art and sacred sites in the Kimberleys
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  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: Laurie Uttemorra (Utemorra); Daisy Kowan (Utemorra); Windbag Ordu Womma; Collier Bangmorra (Bangmoro); George Jomeri; Jean Wonganyet; Violet Dalin/Dulan (Diyalema); Sam Umbagai; Eileen Leguino (Norngor); Fred Toohey (Sambo); Paul Chapman Tampan; Nugu Jorda; Paul Bastian; Sam Umbagai; Jack Weera (Whera) Dita; Dieter; Steve Muecke; Bruce Ernott; Kevin Maru (Jorda); Joe Maru; Annclare (AC); Peter Lacey; Billy Ngaka; John Ambukarumba; Monica Fitzgerald (CHS)
Carrier category
computer disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
6 computer discs (609 photographs)
Immediate source of acquisition
Kim Akerman;
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Updated form
  • Original colour transparencies held by collector
  • Images D00012120, D00012133-D00012134 and D00012233-D00012234 (sensitive material) are restricted
  • CD 4 stored in separate case in box 99
Other physical details
RGB
Reproduction note
JPEG files
Stock number
AKERMAN.K11.DF (D00011866-D00012494)
System control number
(Sirsi) a424405
Label
Hunting, food preparation, traditional health treatments, rock art and sacred sites in the Kimberleys
Link
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: Laurie Uttemorra (Utemorra); Daisy Kowan (Utemorra); Windbag Ordu Womma; Collier Bangmorra (Bangmoro); George Jomeri; Jean Wonganyet; Violet Dalin/Dulan (Diyalema); Sam Umbagai; Eileen Leguino (Norngor); Fred Toohey (Sambo); Paul Chapman Tampan; Nugu Jorda; Paul Bastian; Sam Umbagai; Jack Weera (Whera) Dita; Dieter; Steve Muecke; Bruce Ernott; Kevin Maru (Jorda); Joe Maru; Annclare (AC); Peter Lacey; Billy Ngaka; John Ambukarumba; Monica Fitzgerald (CHS)
Carrier category
computer disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
6 computer discs (609 photographs)
Immediate source of acquisition
Kim Akerman;
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Updated form
  • Original colour transparencies held by collector
  • Images D00012120, D00012133-D00012134 and D00012233-D00012234 (sensitive material) are restricted
  • CD 4 stored in separate case in box 99
Other physical details
RGB
Reproduction note
JPEG files
Stock number
AKERMAN.K11.DF (D00011866-D00012494)
System control number
(Sirsi) a424405

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