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The Resource Land is life : from bush to town : the story of the Yanyuwa people, Richard Baker

Land is life : from bush to town : the story of the Yanyuwa people, Richard Baker

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Land is life : from bush to town : the story of the Yanyuwa people
Title
Land is life
Title remainder
from bush to town : the story of the Yanyuwa people
Statement of responsibility
Richard Baker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the history of the Yanyuwa people and tells the story of the Yanyuwa generation that made the move from bush to Borroloola - 'coming in'; includes a map of Yanyuwa proper country; Yanyuwa classification of land units; Yanyuwa classifcation of seasons; Yanyuwa plant food claendar; Yanyuwa animal food calendar; changing relations with other Aboriginal groups; territorial and social organisation; contact history - Macassan times; 'wild times' for older Yanyuwa this is the time before Europeans, for younger Yanyuwa this is violent contact times; 'police times' and 'war time'; 'welfare times'; 'cattle time'; 'land rights times' and 'these times'; chapter on Aboriginal influences on Europeans discusses contact as a two way process; dislocation; dependency; changes in Yanyuwa land and life; different ways of seeing the Yanyuwa past
Cataloging source
ANB:REV
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Baker, Richard Munro
Dewey number
994.2950049915
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Rakuwurlma, Tim
  • Karrakayn, Annie
  • Walayungkama, Isaac
  • Marrngawi, Judy
  • Yanyuwa (Australian people)
  • Land tenure
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Borroloola Region (N.T.)
  • Borroloola Region (N.T.)
Label
Land is life : from bush to town : the story of the Yanyuwa people, Richard Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography
Control code
abn98187009
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 262 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copies 2 & 3 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9781864488326
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Land is life : from bush to town : the story of the Yanyuwa people, Richard Baker
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography
Control code
abn98187009
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 262 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copies 2 & 3 received from Lindsay Cleland
Isbn
9781864488326
Other physical details
ill., maps

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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