The Resource Traditional activities and material culture in northeast Arnhem Land

Traditional activities and material culture in northeast Arnhem Land

Label
Traditional activities and material culture in northeast Arnhem Land
Title
Traditional activities and material culture in northeast Arnhem Land
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Photographer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Subjects include: individual, group, and family portraits; man holding bundle of lizards; campfires; corrugated iron and bark shelters; rifle bullets; hunters with rifle and hunting spears; gathering near Wagilak (top) camp; woman with woven bag; gathering yams in grassland; bag of yams; man shaping metal spearhead; controlled burning of bushland; domesticated dogs and cats; hunting emu; carrying, plucking, cleaning, and cooking dead emu; landscapes and sites; campsites; eating bone marrow?; single men's camp (Jaiwurriny); woman weaving basket from reeds; man holding dead bird; making fire using firesticks; eating breakfast at single men's camp; community members listening to radio; woman applying eyedrops to man; slicing yam flakes; dead snake and lizard; men holding and cooking catfish; removing shells from nuts?; cooking fish and turtle; grinding and cooking paste; attaching spearhead to shaft; carving and painting wooden club?; weaving string bag; painting bark; sunsets; practicing spearthrowing; large grub; man holding large bird; felling palm tree; dancers in body paint at night; distribution of gifts following Bungul; various bush foods with camera lens cap for scale; gathering grass fronds for weaving; leg wound; researchers conducting medical and fitness tests; small dead mammal ('Durmal'); gathering molluscs? and breaking open shells; man holding painted object; hand signs; spearing snake; cutting palm fronds; watering plants; large tubers; shell midden; dyeing plant fibres; La Trobe University Donydji Biological Research Project North East Arnhem Land caravan; windsock; light propeller plane; man carrying emu chicks; gathering bark; slaughtering emu; wildflowers; aerial views of landscape and settlement from plane; taking sound recordings and filming cultural activities; spearing crocodile; flaking stone; selection of stone tools; playing didjeridu and clapsticks; hunting buffalo
Cataloging source
AIAS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
White, Neville
Date time place
Donydji, Wadanju, Gumbaltye, Arnhem Land, N.T., c1980
Information about documentation
No caption information available
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
White, Neville
Label
Traditional activities and material culture in northeast Arnhem Land
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: Dawugari and son; Njarriwanja and Leslie Gunmayny; Yilarama, Milamba and family (Lijadaligmirri Djambi); Neville White; Gunaminy
Carrier category
slide
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
35 mm.
Extent
1401 slides
Immediate source of acquisition
Neville White;
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • No form
  • Original slides 000072894, 000072897, and 000073649 are missing from slide sleeves 22/05/15
Other physical details
colour
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
WHITE.N02.CS (000072311-000073711)
Label
Traditional activities and material culture in northeast Arnhem Land
Link
http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/using-collection/ordering-collection-items
Production
Note
  • Digital access copies available
  • Persons photographed include: Dawugari and son; Njarriwanja and Leslie Gunmayny; Yilarama, Milamba and family (Lijadaligmirri Djambi); Neville White; Gunaminy
Carrier category
slide
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
35 mm.
Extent
1401 slides
Immediate source of acquisition
Neville White;
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • No form
  • Original slides 000072894, 000072897, and 000073649 are missing from slide sleeves 22/05/15
Other physical details
colour
Reproduction note
TIFF files
Stock number
WHITE.N02.CS (000072311-000073711)

Library Locations

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