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The Resource Yorro Yorro : everything standing up alive, spirit of the Kimberley, Mowaljarlai; Jutta Malnic

Yorro Yorro : everything standing up alive, spirit of the Kimberley, Mowaljarlai; Jutta Malnic

Label
Yorro Yorro : everything standing up alive, spirit of the Kimberley
Title
Yorro Yorro
Title remainder
everything standing up alive, spirit of the Kimberley
Statement of responsibility
Mowaljarlai; Jutta Malnic
Title variation
Yorro Yorro
Title variation remainder
original creation and the renewal of nature
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Account of journeys with David Mowaljarlai to significant sites in the west Kimberley; includes associated mythology and religious knowledge - Wandjina, snake, celestial bodies, sun, weather, lightning, flood, clouds , insects, birds, kangaroo, sickness, culture heroes; stone arrangements; food preparation - kangaroo; mother -in-law relations; foundation of the law; creation beliefs and cosmology; origin of spirit children and conception; magical and healing powers of the banman (doctor/clever man) - cure of leprosy; after death beliefs and mortuary ritual; incorporation of christianity; autobiography of David Mowaljarlai - life on Kunmunya mission, recollections of J.R.B. Love, World War II; forms of dreams - Mowaljarlais visions - corpus Australis; world view
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1925-1997
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mowaljarlai, David
Dewey number
994.140049915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1924-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Malnic, Jutta
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mowaljarlai, David
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Astronomy
  • Rock paintings
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Kimberley (W.A.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Yorro Yorro : everything standing up alive, spirit of the Kimberley, Mowaljarlai; Jutta Malnic
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes indexes : index of illustrations and general index
  • "This edition is a digital reproduction of the first edition published in 1993"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Cultural sensitivity -- Foreword -- Publisher's note -- Preface -- Introduction -- Map -- Part 1: a journey to the stars -- Start -- Towards the little lights -- Snakes -- Rambud -- Turnback -- Sydney -- Derby -- The Wunnan -- Kalumburu -- The shield around the light -- Angguban - the cloud dreaming -- Mowaela - the duelling place -- Waanangga - the sugarbag site -- A hunting diversion -- Alwayu - Dreaming of daylight and darkness -- The old pelican -- The track Wandjinas -- Part 2: Wowljarlai -- Young days -- Mission training -- US marine -- Great changes -- Part 3: Lalai -- Creation in the Kimberley -- The earth serpent -- Law -- Dulungun -- With Argula to Dulungun -- Another Argula story -- Getting locked up in the underworld -- You can't escape your life record -- Songs -- How the crocodile brought fire -- Wunggu Wodarre Yallinballi Ngagnari -- The seaplane that fell down -- Healing -- The flood -- Bandaiyan - Corpus Australis -- A Wandjina died -- Guyan Guyan -- Appendices -- Features of Wandjina -- Waanangga , sugarbag -- Time periods -- Bandaiyan, Corpus Australis -- Glossary of Aboriginal Languages: Ngarinyin, Worrorra, Wunambal -- Glossary of other words -- Index of Illustrations - General index
Control code
000055102047
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Revised and expanded edition.
Extent
xviii, 233 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Governing access note
Not for interlibrary loan
Isbn
9781925360059
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), map, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)916247534
Label
Yorro Yorro : everything standing up alive, spirit of the Kimberley, Mowaljarlai; Jutta Malnic
Publication
Note
  • Includes indexes : index of illustrations and general index
  • "This edition is a digital reproduction of the first edition published in 1993"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Cultural sensitivity -- Foreword -- Publisher's note -- Preface -- Introduction -- Map -- Part 1: a journey to the stars -- Start -- Towards the little lights -- Snakes -- Rambud -- Turnback -- Sydney -- Derby -- The Wunnan -- Kalumburu -- The shield around the light -- Angguban - the cloud dreaming -- Mowaela - the duelling place -- Waanangga - the sugarbag site -- A hunting diversion -- Alwayu - Dreaming of daylight and darkness -- The old pelican -- The track Wandjinas -- Part 2: Wowljarlai -- Young days -- Mission training -- US marine -- Great changes -- Part 3: Lalai -- Creation in the Kimberley -- The earth serpent -- Law -- Dulungun -- With Argula to Dulungun -- Another Argula story -- Getting locked up in the underworld -- You can't escape your life record -- Songs -- How the crocodile brought fire -- Wunggu Wodarre Yallinballi Ngagnari -- The seaplane that fell down -- Healing -- The flood -- Bandaiyan - Corpus Australis -- A Wandjina died -- Guyan Guyan -- Appendices -- Features of Wandjina -- Waanangga , sugarbag -- Time periods -- Bandaiyan, Corpus Australis -- Glossary of Aboriginal Languages: Ngarinyin, Worrorra, Wunambal -- Glossary of other words -- Index of Illustrations - General index
Control code
000055102047
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Revised and expanded edition.
Extent
xviii, 233 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Governing access note
Not for interlibrary loan
Isbn
9781925360059
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), map, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)916247534

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