The Resource Knowing the country, holding the Law: : Yolngu dance performance in north-eastern Arnhem Land, Franca Tamisari

Knowing the country, holding the Law: : Yolngu dance performance in north-eastern Arnhem Land, Franca Tamisari

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Knowing the country, holding the Law: : Yolngu dance performance in north-eastern Arnhem Land
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Knowing the country, holding the Law:
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Yolngu dance performance in north-eastern Arnhem Land
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Franca Tamisari
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eng
Summary
An explanation of the central role dance plays in the lives of Yolngu people; dance is a way the knowledge is learnt, accumulated and transmitted; "the meaning of particular dance movements cannot merely be considered as the manifestation of ancestral power....the identification with country embodied in dancing is a statement - ...religious, political and emotional - which reveals the multidimensional and dynamic aspects of Yolngu Law"; discusses types of ceremonial dances, gender roles in dance and the importance of dance in upholding traditional Law
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Tamisari, Franca
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Knowing the country, holding the Law: : Yolngu dance performance in north-eastern Arnhem Land, Franca Tamisari
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Bibliography note
Bibliography p. 136
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Knowing the country, holding the Law: : Yolngu dance performance in north-eastern Arnhem Land, Franca Tamisari
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography p. 136

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