Context

Context of Area : Laverton, W.A. (1965). Material culture : spears, artefacts & ornaments collected. Applied material : crayon drawings by school children : maps illustrating water hole routes. Photographic : Ethnographic conditions 1965. Tape recordings : Approx. 20 : hours of songs & conversations. Ethnographical material : Local groups on missions, reserve, - residence patterns noted, group attitudes, genealogical material (explanations taped). Family incomes (social services) employment opportunities. Ceremonies taped, trading of songs & rituals for items of sacred importance, healing & sorcery techniques. 3 dreams - one taped in Pitjantjatjara & translation : social control, good coverage on social & cultural change. Linguistics : as above and 500 word dictionary compiled
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