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With the sun on my back, John K. Ewers

Label
With the sun on my back
Title
With the sun on my back
Statement of responsibility
John K. Ewers
Creator
Subject
Summary
First published 1953; Chap. 1; Bilyuin Creek description of Hunting Dance, Mewauk Dance, Dance of Aeroplane patrol, Turtle-Hunting Dance (Wargaitj tribe); Bilyuin Creek - landmark of spirit ancestorsoutline of legend; Chap.2; Delissaville account of Ngikarum -girls ceremony at marriageable age; corroboree - march of the Wogaitj; Chap.3; Turtle, fishing, dug-out canoe, rockdreaming site of Dulka (gives legend); Chap.4; Discussion with Ted Shawn on dancing; Chap.5- 6; Bathurst Is. Mission, Pakumani ritual at Melville Is., body decoration, ornaments, widows part in ceremony; Chap.10; Strike at Port Hedland, 1946, arrest of Donald William McLeod, settlements formed at Twelve Mile & Moolyella, footnotes tell of other work of McLeod, his mining company co-op. formed, 1951; Chap.19; Extensive ochre deposits at Rumbalara; Chap.21; Notes on Namatjira, comparison with Aranda traditional art; Chap.22; Alice Springs - mission hotels, education facilities; Cahp.24; Dreaming place at Devils Marbles; Chap.28; Berrimah housing, facilities - natives moved to Bagot, 1951; Brief notes on future assimilation
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1904-1978
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Ewers, John K.
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  • McLeod, D. W.
  • Namatjira, Albert
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Western Australia
  • Northern Territory
Label
With the sun on my back, John K. Ewers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Copy 2 is 1st ed., published in 1953 by Angus & Robertson, Sydney
Contents
Corroboree -- Belissaville -- Sun days -- Moon nights -- Mission station -- Oukumani -- Aftermath -- Ghost gum -- Marble bar -- Tin-field -- Wallal -- Ghost town -- Boab town -- Iron Island -- Mud flat -- Ord river -- Back track -- Interlude -- The ghan -- Live heart -- Art centre -- St Mary's -- Elkedra -- "Up the road" -- Gold town -- "Happy" willson -- The "Top" -- Black and white -- Milk and honey -- The challenge
Control code
M0047939
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
2nd. rev.ed.
Extent
xii, 244 p. ;
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection, Copy 3 donated by ATSIC Library.
System control number
0068685
Label
With the sun on my back, John K. Ewers
Publication
Note
Copy 2 is 1st ed., published in 1953 by Angus & Robertson, Sydney
Contents
Corroboree -- Belissaville -- Sun days -- Moon nights -- Mission station -- Oukumani -- Aftermath -- Ghost gum -- Marble bar -- Tin-field -- Wallal -- Ghost town -- Boab town -- Iron Island -- Mud flat -- Ord river -- Back track -- Interlude -- The ghan -- Live heart -- Art centre -- St Mary's -- Elkedra -- "Up the road" -- Gold town -- "Happy" willson -- The "Top" -- Black and white -- Milk and honey -- The challenge
Control code
M0047939
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
2nd. rev.ed.
Extent
xii, 244 p. ;
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection, Copy 3 donated by ATSIC Library.
System control number
0068685

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