Warlpiri Dreamings and Histories: Newly Recorded Stories from the Aboriginal Elders of Central Australia

December 18, 2010|
Warlpiri Dreamings and Histories: Newly Recorded Stories from the Aboriginal Elders of Central Australia by Peggy Rockman Napaljarri
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This collection of fifteen stories from Warlipiri elders reflects the importance of the Dreaming in all of its manifestations. Recorded and translated here for the first time are stories rich with insight into Aboriginal spirituality and life - on subjects as diverse as adolescence, love, hatred, sexuality, marriage, family, war, peace, physical and psychological survival, and aging. Told with wisdom and elegance, and illustrated with Warlipiri maps, these narratives evoke the integral relationship between the Australian landscape and Aboriginal spirituality.
Peggy Rockman Napaljarri is an artist whose work has been exhibited in the National Gallery of Victoria, the Araluen Arts Centre in Alice Springs, several private galleries in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide, and in the Australian Embassy in Washington DC. She now lives in Lajamanu but often stays at Mangururrpa in the Tanami Desert. Le...
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Title:Warlpiri Dreamings and Histories: Newly Recorded Stories from the Aboriginal Elders of Central Australia
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:232 pages, 156 X 234 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:232 pages, 156 X 234 X 0.68 in
Published:December 18, 2010
Publisher:Yale University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300165302

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