The Resource Rainbow colour and power among the Waanyi of Northwest Queensland, Paul S. C. Tacon

Rainbow colour and power among the Waanyi of Northwest Queensland, Paul S. C. Tacon

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Rainbow colour and power among the Waanyi of Northwest Queensland
Title
Rainbow colour and power among the Waanyi of Northwest Queensland
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Paul S. C. Tacon
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Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the role of colour and the Rainbow Snake subject in Waanyi rock art, NW Queensland; survey of Riversleigh World Heritage Area; depiction and beliefs associated with the Rainbow Snake images in the region - Lilydale Spring, Lawn Hill Gorge; mythology associated with the Rainbow Serpent in Arnhem Land; relation of Waanyi and Arnhem Land iconography; associations with Rainbow Snake mythology - Wild Dog Dreaming, other animals, artefacts, colours and love magic; age of the beliefs - association with climate and landscape change; limitations of the ethnographic record and the importance of colour to the archaeology of rock art
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1958-
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Tacon, Paul S. C.
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non fiction
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Rainbow colour and power among the Waanyi of Northwest Queensland, Paul S. C. Tacon
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Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 174-176
Extent
p. [163]-176
Label
Rainbow colour and power among the Waanyi of Northwest Queensland, Paul S. C. Tacon
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 174-176
Extent
p. [163]-176

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