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The Guruma story = Guruma-yharntu wangka / told by the Guruma Elders Group, led by Peter Stevens ; collected and edited by Loreen Brehaut & Anna Vitenbergs. (2001)

Authors: Garuma Elders Group, Brehaut, Loreen A., Stevens, Peter., Vitenbergs, Anna.
Publisher:Alice Springs, N.T. : IAD Press,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 61 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 60 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • Guruma-yharntu wangka
Author:
  • Garuma Elders Group
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • vii, 168 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Jukurrpa books
  • Jukurrpa books
Summary:
  • Guruma elders share stories of the land and the way they have lived in the Pilbara, revealing the richness and ingenuity of daily life in an uncompromising landscape. Traditional ways and customs, Dreamtime stories and religious beliefs are described here, alongside photographs that bring the country to life.
Contents:
  • 1. Guruma lands and boundaries
  • 2. Traditional life
  • 3. Ceremonies and celebrations
  • 4. Bushtucker and traditional foods
  • 5. Traditional tools and weapons
  • 6. Health, healing and medicines
  • 7. Changing times
  • Appendix: Wordlists
  • Maps.
  • More...
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Notes:
  • A Jukunnpa book.
Other Form:
  • Online version Guruma story. Alice Springs, NT : Jukurrpa Books, 2001
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 1864650311 :
Dewey Number:
  • 305.89915
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 21884641
  • 21884641
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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