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The Resource Yorro yorro : Everything standing up alive : spirit of the Kimberley / David Mowaljarlai, Jutta Malnic

Yorro yorro : Everything standing up alive : spirit of the Kimberley / David Mowaljarlai, Jutta Malnic

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Yorro yorro : Everything standing up alive : spirit of the Kimberley / David Mowaljarlai, Jutta Malnic
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Yorro yorro : Everything standing up alive : spirit of the Kimberley / David Mowaljarlai, Jutta Malnic
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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; Appendix 1 - Features of a Wandjina; Appendix 2 - Waanangga, sugarbag; Appendix 3 - time periods - chronology; Appendix 4 - The body of Australia, corpus Australis; glossary of Aboriginal language
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Indexed selectively by ABI, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographical Index
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1925-1997
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Mowaljarlai, David
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1924-
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Malnic, Jutta
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Love, J. R. B.
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Yorro yorro : Everything standing up alive : spirit of the Kimberley / David Mowaljarlai, Jutta Malnic
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Includes index
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M0012765
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xviii, 226 p.; ill. (some col.), map, ports.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9781875641055
Stock number
10047b
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0010581
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Yorro yorro : Everything standing up alive : spirit of the Kimberley / David Mowaljarlai, Jutta Malnic
Publication
Note
Includes index
Control code
M0012765
Extent
xviii, 226 p.; ill. (some col.), map, ports.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9781875641055
Stock number
10047b
System control number
0010581

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