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The Resource My people's dreaming : an Aboriginal elder speaks on life, land, spirit and forgiveness, Max Dulumunmun Harrison ; featuring photographs and recordings by Peter McConchie

My people's dreaming : an Aboriginal elder speaks on life, land, spirit and forgiveness, Max Dulumunmun Harrison ; featuring photographs and recordings by Peter McConchie

Label
My people's dreaming : an Aboriginal elder speaks on life, land, spirit and forgiveness
Title
My people's dreaming
Title remainder
an Aboriginal elder speaks on life, land, spirit and forgiveness
Statement of responsibility
Max Dulumunmun Harrison ; featuring photographs and recordings by Peter McConchie
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Personal insight into traditional Yuin teachings, drawn from extensive interviews with Max Dulumunmun Harrison; significance of the Creation Dreaming, bush lore, foods, ways of healing, laws, punishment and spirituality; relationship to the land
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
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1936-
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Harrison, Max Dulumunmun
Dewey number
305.89915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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McConchie, Peter
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  • Harrison, Max Dulumunmun
  • Yuin (Australian people)
  • Yuin (Australian people)
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
My people's dreaming : an Aboriginal elder speaks on life, land, spirit and forgiveness, Max Dulumunmun Harrison ; featuring photographs and recordings by Peter McConchie
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Begin with Mother Earth -- Yuin country -- Gulaga Mountain and the Creation Dreaming -- Songlines -- Grandfather Sun -- Koorah Koo-rie wind spirit -- Reading the land -- The seasons -- The three principles of learning -- The truth of traditional knowledge -- My teachers -- Our laws and punishment -- Totems -- Skin names -- Sacred places -- Barran-guba Island -- Initiation -- Death and burial -- Communicating with the dead -- Ceremony -- Whale elders -- Boundaries and borders -- Singing tree -- Food as medicine -- Forgiveness
Control code
000044298080
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
160 p.
Isbn
9781876451967
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., ports.
Label
My people's dreaming : an Aboriginal elder speaks on life, land, spirit and forgiveness, Max Dulumunmun Harrison ; featuring photographs and recordings by Peter McConchie
Publication
Contents
Begin with Mother Earth -- Yuin country -- Gulaga Mountain and the Creation Dreaming -- Songlines -- Grandfather Sun -- Koorah Koo-rie wind spirit -- Reading the land -- The seasons -- The three principles of learning -- The truth of traditional knowledge -- My teachers -- Our laws and punishment -- Totems -- Skin names -- Sacred places -- Barran-guba Island -- Initiation -- Death and burial -- Communicating with the dead -- Ceremony -- Whale elders -- Boundaries and borders -- Singing tree -- Food as medicine -- Forgiveness
Control code
000044298080
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
160 p.
Isbn
9781876451967
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
col. ill., ports.

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