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The Resource Mangarrayi and Yangman plants and animals : Aboriginal biocultural knowledge from Elsey and the Roper River, north Australia, Jessie Garalnganyjak Roberts ... [et al.]

Mangarrayi and Yangman plants and animals : Aboriginal biocultural knowledge from Elsey and the Roper River, north Australia, Jessie Garalnganyjak Roberts ... [et al.]

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Mangarrayi and Yangman plants and animals : Aboriginal biocultural knowledge from Elsey and the Roper River, north Australia
Title
Mangarrayi and Yangman plants and animals
Title remainder
Aboriginal biocultural knowledge from Elsey and the Roper River, north Australia
Statement of responsibility
Jessie Garalnganyjak Roberts ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Abstract: "The results of a study of Mangarrayi and Yangman plant and animal knowledge conducted by traditional owners with linguistic and biological support are presented. Mangarrayi and Yangman names and uses of plants and animals, scientific names and common English names for 208 plants and 252 animals are included. Introductory chapters outline Mangarrayi and Yangman terms for seasons, terms for implements and habitat terms. Mangarrayi and Yangman biological knowledge is categorised and discussed in later chapters. Indices of anmial common names, plant common names and Mangarrayi and Yangman plant and animal names are proficed: 94 plants and 115 animals are illustrated". p. 7
Member of
Cataloging source
AS:PE
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Garalnganjag, Jessie Roberts
  • Northern Territory
Series statement
Northern Territory botanical bulletin,
Series volume
no. 39
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animals
  • Plants, Useful
  • Mangarayi (Australian people)
  • Mangarayi (Australian people)
  • Yangman (Australian people)
  • Yangman (Australian people)
Label
Mangarrayi and Yangman plants and animals : Aboriginal biocultural knowledge from Elsey and the Roper River, north Australia, Jessie Garalnganyjak Roberts ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Jessie Garalnganyjak Roberts, Sheila Yanybarrak Conway, Rita Morgan, Amir Dirn.gayg, Splinter Harris, Edna Burrbanja Farrar, Fay Banjanja Roberts, Francesca Merlan, Eugenie Collyer, Taegan Calnan and Glenn Wightman."
Bibliography note
Includes index and bibliographical references
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Fieldwork and Biological knowledge recording -- Biological knowledge, creation period stories and ceremony -- Mangarrayi and Yangman plant names and uses -- Photographs of country and fieldwork -- Mangarrayi and Yangman animal names and uses -- Categorisation of Mangarrayi and Yangman plant and animal use -- References and further information -- Index to plant and animal common names -- Index of Mangarrayi and Yangman plant and animal names -- Mangarrayi and Yangman language sounds and how they make them -- Photographs of plants and animals
Control code
000049509060
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9781921519581
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)., map, col. ports,
System control number
(OCoLC)795776496
Label
Mangarrayi and Yangman plants and animals : Aboriginal biocultural knowledge from Elsey and the Roper River, north Australia, Jessie Garalnganyjak Roberts ... [et al.]
Publication
Note
"Jessie Garalnganyjak Roberts, Sheila Yanybarrak Conway, Rita Morgan, Amir Dirn.gayg, Splinter Harris, Edna Burrbanja Farrar, Fay Banjanja Roberts, Francesca Merlan, Eugenie Collyer, Taegan Calnan and Glenn Wightman."
Bibliography note
Includes index and bibliographical references
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Fieldwork and Biological knowledge recording -- Biological knowledge, creation period stories and ceremony -- Mangarrayi and Yangman plant names and uses -- Photographs of country and fieldwork -- Mangarrayi and Yangman animal names and uses -- Categorisation of Mangarrayi and Yangman plant and animal use -- References and further information -- Index to plant and animal common names -- Index of Mangarrayi and Yangman plant and animal names -- Mangarrayi and Yangman language sounds and how they make them -- Photographs of plants and animals
Control code
000049509060
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9781921519581
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)., map, col. ports,
System control number
(OCoLC)795776496

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