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Kerkar lu : contemporary artefacts of the Torres Strait Islanders / text and drawings by Lindsay Wilson. (1993)

Authors: Wilson, Lindsay, 1939-, Queensland. Dept. of Education
Publisher:Brisbane : Dept. of Education,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 58 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 58 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • Kerkarlu: contemporary artefacts of the Torres Strait Islanders
Author:
  • Wilson, Lindsay, 1939-
Physical Description:
  • xix, 187 p.; ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
Series:
  • Susan Crooke Memorial Collection
  • Susan Crooke Memorial Collection
  • Susan Crooke Memorial Collection.
  • Susan Crooke Memorial Collection.
Summary:
  • Historical background - traditional and contact social life; economic and social context of artefact production; contact history; government administrative policy and cultural production; urban mainland communities and the transformation of tradition; work of Edrick Tabuai and the Suruil Tituil Dance Company, Abia Ingui, Asou Omey and Vic McGrath featured; issues related to the production of artefacts; description and illustration includes - harpoons , spears, scrapers, combs, other domestic implements, plaited and woven objects, carvings, boats and canoes, tops, dance masks and headdresses, bows, drums, clubs, paddles, ornaments and display items.
Notes:
  • Bibliography; p. 179-180; Includes index.
  • Includes bibliography (p. 179-180) and index.
Cited In:
  • Indexed selectively by ABI, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Biographical Index.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0724249915 (pbk.)
Dewey Number:
  • 704.03991509438
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 9127252
  • 9127252
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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