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The Pitjantjatjara and their crafts

Label
The Pitjantjatjara and their crafts
Title
The Pitjantjatjara and their crafts
Creator
Subject
Summary
Introduction to the Pitjantjatjara; traditional location & establishment on Missions and stations; return to traditional land in Tomkinson Ranges in 1970s; description of life there in 1975; hunting, gathering and use of local resources; continued dependence on Western goods, food and welfare payments; importance of the motor car; political organisation; disease (especially eye infections) western and traditional cures; importance of sacred sites; detailed description of technology & material welfare; spear throwers, spears, boomerangs, shields, clubs, digging sticks, tools, wooden bowls, spun hair and wool, use of gum and production of traditional and new items (carved animals) for Western demand and methods of sale
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Brokensha, Peter
Date time place
1975
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Warburton Range Mission (W.A.)
Label
The Pitjantjatjara and their crafts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • bibl.; diags.; illus.; map
  • Copy 3 is 2nd printing, 1978
Control code
M0059665
Extent
72[1] p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copies 2 & 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780642935298
Stock number
13320
System control number
0084182
Label
The Pitjantjatjara and their crafts
Publication
Note
  • bibl.; diags.; illus.; map
  • Copy 3 is 2nd printing, 1978
Control code
M0059665
Extent
72[1] p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copies 2 & 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780642935298
Stock number
13320
System control number
0084182

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