The Resource People of the dreamtime : the Australian Aborigines, [by] Douglass Baglin and David R. Moore

People of the dreamtime : the Australian Aborigines, [by] Douglass Baglin and David R. Moore

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People of the dreamtime : the Australian Aborigines
Title
People of the dreamtime
Title remainder
the Australian Aborigines
Statement of responsibility
[by] Douglass Baglin and David R. Moore
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
General pictorial survey of Aboriginal life; explanation of Dreamtime concept, summary of evidence on prehistory & origin of Aborigines, brief description of hunter-gatherer existence, division of labour, clan system, medicine men, ritual combat; p.73-82; Art of the rock faces; photographs of paintings & method of painting (grinding pigments, brushes) from El Sherana, Yuendumu (Cave of the Rainbow Serpent), engravings in western New South Wales, paintings - Groote Eylandt, Chasm Is., Wessel Is.,; Kimberleys (Wandjina figure), Noarlangie (X-ray art), petroglyphs from Sydney region, rock shelter paintings (Cooktown); brief history of changes resulting from white contact (clashes over use of land, casual employment, discrimination), survey of official attitudes from Dampier to 1967 referendum, criticism of past policies also applied to present situation (lack of consultation, lack of adequate financial assistance, discrimination, institutionists), education seen as aid to future development; extensive illustrations (colour & black/white) of sub-racial physical types, rock engravings, ritual objects , stone implements, burials (Tiboobura), mens and womens implements, camp life, ceremonial body painting, Elcho & Melville Is. grave posts, stone arrangements, fringe dwellings employment, education, health services
Related
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1926-2010
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Baglin, Douglass
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Moore, David R
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Aboriginal Australians
Label
People of the dreamtime : the Australian Aborigines, [by] Douglass Baglin and David R. Moore
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sydney ed. (Australia & New Zealand Book Co.) has title: The dark Australians
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 132
Contents
The land and the Dreamtime -- The Aboriginal past -- The old life -- A brief history of discrimination -- The future that must be
Control code
000000467261
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
135 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 1 donated from Tom Austen Brown Collection, Copy 2 donated by National Library of Australia; Copy 3 donated by ATSIC Library
Other physical details
ill. (part col.), ports. (part col.), map.
Label
People of the dreamtime : the Australian Aborigines, [by] Douglass Baglin and David R. Moore
Publication
Note
Sydney ed. (Australia & New Zealand Book Co.) has title: The dark Australians
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 132
Contents
The land and the Dreamtime -- The Aboriginal past -- The old life -- A brief history of discrimination -- The future that must be
Control code
000000467261
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
135 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 1 donated from Tom Austen Brown Collection, Copy 2 donated by National Library of Australia; Copy 3 donated by ATSIC Library
Other physical details
ill. (part col.), ports. (part col.), map.

Library Locations

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      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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