The Resource My people's life : an Aboriginal's own story, by Jack Mirritji; [illustrations by David Morgan from bark paintings by Djawa, Bonyuwuy and Nulmarmar]

My people's life : an Aboriginal's own story, by Jack Mirritji; [illustrations by David Morgan from bark paintings by Djawa, Bonyuwuy and Nulmarmar]

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My people's life : an Aboriginal's own story
Title
My people's life
Title remainder
an Aboriginal's own story
Statement of responsibility
by Jack Mirritji; [illustrations by David Morgan from bark paintings by Djawa, Bonyuwuy and Nulmarmar]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Summary
Autobiography; compilation of Mirritji's writings including description of shelters; food; initiation and mortuary ceremonies; witchdoctors; contact with Macassans; myth of Wagilak sisters
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Mirritji, Jack
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1905-1980
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  • Morgan, D
  • Djäwa
  • Bonyuwuy
  • Nulmarmar
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  • Mirritji, Jack
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
My people's life : an Aboriginal's own story, by Jack Mirritji; [illustrations by David Morgan from bark paintings by Djawa, Bonyuwuy and Nulmarmar]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Published with the assistance of the Aboriginal Arts Board
  • Copy 2 is 3rd impression, 1983
Control code
M0022580
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
72 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 3 received from the library of Rhys Jones
  • Copy 4 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., map port;
Stock number
4468b ; 7820b
System control number
0036605
Label
My people's life : an Aboriginal's own story, by Jack Mirritji; [illustrations by David Morgan from bark paintings by Djawa, Bonyuwuy and Nulmarmar]
Publication
Note
  • Published with the assistance of the Aboriginal Arts Board
  • Copy 2 is 3rd impression, 1983
Control code
M0022580
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
72 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Copy 3 received from the library of Rhys Jones
  • Copy 4 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., map port;
Stock number
4468b ; 7820b
System control number
0036605

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