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The town grew up dancing : the life and art of Wenten Rubuntja / Wenten Rubuntja with Jenny Green ; with contributions from Tim Rowse. (2002)

Authors: Rubuntja, Wenten, approximately 1926-2005., Rowse, Tim, 1951-, Green, Jenny (Jennifer Anne)
Publisher:Alice Springs, N.T. : Jukurrpa Books,
  • There are 78 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 74 copies of this specific edition.
Also Titled:
  • Town grew up dancing : the life &​ art of Wenten Rubuntja
  • Rubuntja, Wenten, approximately 1926-2005.
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xi, 196 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • A book on the life and art of Wenten Rubuntja, an Arrente man who has made a major contribution to the politics of his time. It features his own commentary on his paintings and brings his story to that of the colourful past of Alice Springs.
  • Includes index.
  • Bibliography: p. 185-187.
  • In English with some passages in Arrernte.
Access Conditions:
  • CAUTION: This item may contain images of people or references to Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander lore that may be considered offensive or inappropriate in some circumstances.
Other Form:
  • Online version Rubuntja, Wenten, ca. 1915- Town grew up dancing. Alice Springs, NT : Jukurrpa Books, 2002
  • English
  • Australian languages
  • 1864650427
Dewey Number:
  • 759.994
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 24389508
  • 24389508
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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