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The social and ceremonial roles of Warlpiri women as expressed through ethnology and Western Desert painting, by Kerry Robin Smallwood

Label
The social and ceremonial roles of Warlpiri women as expressed through ethnology and Western Desert painting
Title
The social and ceremonial roles of Warlpiri women as expressed through ethnology and Western Desert painting
Statement of responsibility
by Kerry Robin Smallwood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
SFU
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Smallwood, Kerry Robin
Dewey number
759.994
Dissertation note
Thesis (M.A.)--Western Washington University, 1995.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
theses
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  • Warlpiri (Australian people)
  • Painting, Australian
  • Women, Aboriginal Australian
  • Art and mythology
  • Art, Warlpiri
  • Art, Aboriginal Australian
  • Symbolism in art
Label
The social and ceremonial roles of Warlpiri women as expressed through ethnology and Western Desert painting, by Kerry Robin Smallwood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "November, 1995." -- t.p
  • Includes bibliographical references: p. 216-243
Contents
Introduction : thesis research goals; Art or anthropology?; Outline of chapters; Methodology; Origins of Western Desert painting; Warlpiri cosmology -- Structure and meaning in Warlpiri culture: subsistence; kinship; mythology; ceremony -- A brief review of anthropological studies of Aboriginal culture -- Contemporary issues in central desert ethnology: the ethnographic present; Cultural relativity; Communication; Ownership of knowledge; Method of information acquisition; Aboriginal value systems; Gender issues in fieldwork; Shifting gender roles in Aborginal society; Publication of restricted information -- Literature review of central desert ethnology : Mervyn Meggitt : Desert people (1965); Nancy Munn - Walbiri iconography (1973); Diane Bell - Daughters of the Dreaming (1983); Françoise Dussart : Warlpiri women's Yawulyu ceremonies (1988); Ethnographic summary and comparison -- The development of Western Desert painting : the Papunya School; The Yuendumu School doors; The Lajamanu School; Community painting issues; Documentation of Warlpiri art; Community painting styles; Innovation in Warlpiri art; European influence and the art market -- Structure and meaning in Warlpiri art : Meaning in Warlpiri art; Warlpiri art and ceremonial expression; Aboriginal aesthetics; Graphic symbols in Warlpiri painting; Munn's research methodology -- Women's social and ceremonial roles as expressed in Western Desert painting : introduction; Comparison of women's and men's paintings; Male and female social relationships; Women's ceremonial authority; Women's role in male initiation ceremonies; Women's Dreaming authority -- Summary, conclusions and implications -- Appendices: Appendix A: list of artists; Appendix B: Aboriginal glossary
Control code
000013500061
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xvi, 253 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - Reading ; Open copying for private study, Closed quotation. Not for inter library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
C.Watson
Other physical details
ill. (some col., 1 folded), charts, maps
Stock number
MAR14/031
System control number
(OCoLC)36668808
Label
The social and ceremonial roles of Warlpiri women as expressed through ethnology and Western Desert painting, by Kerry Robin Smallwood
Publication
Note
  • "November, 1995." -- t.p
  • Includes bibliographical references: p. 216-243
Contents
Introduction : thesis research goals; Art or anthropology?; Outline of chapters; Methodology; Origins of Western Desert painting; Warlpiri cosmology -- Structure and meaning in Warlpiri culture: subsistence; kinship; mythology; ceremony -- A brief review of anthropological studies of Aboriginal culture -- Contemporary issues in central desert ethnology: the ethnographic present; Cultural relativity; Communication; Ownership of knowledge; Method of information acquisition; Aboriginal value systems; Gender issues in fieldwork; Shifting gender roles in Aborginal society; Publication of restricted information -- Literature review of central desert ethnology : Mervyn Meggitt : Desert people (1965); Nancy Munn - Walbiri iconography (1973); Diane Bell - Daughters of the Dreaming (1983); Françoise Dussart : Warlpiri women's Yawulyu ceremonies (1988); Ethnographic summary and comparison -- The development of Western Desert painting : the Papunya School; The Yuendumu School doors; The Lajamanu School; Community painting issues; Documentation of Warlpiri art; Community painting styles; Innovation in Warlpiri art; European influence and the art market -- Structure and meaning in Warlpiri art : Meaning in Warlpiri art; Warlpiri art and ceremonial expression; Aboriginal aesthetics; Graphic symbols in Warlpiri painting; Munn's research methodology -- Women's social and ceremonial roles as expressed in Western Desert painting : introduction; Comparison of women's and men's paintings; Male and female social relationships; Women's ceremonial authority; Women's role in male initiation ceremonies; Women's Dreaming authority -- Summary, conclusions and implications -- Appendices: Appendix A: list of artists; Appendix B: Aboriginal glossary
Control code
000013500061
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xvi, 253 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - Reading ; Open copying for private study, Closed quotation. Not for inter library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
C.Watson
Other physical details
ill. (some col., 1 folded), charts, maps
Stock number
MAR14/031
System control number
(OCoLC)36668808

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