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Author McConchie, Peter.

Title Elders : wisdom from Australia's indigenous leaders / forewords by Mandawuy Yunupingu and Lowitja O'Donoghue ; photographed and recorded by Peter McConchie
Published Cambridge ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 2003
Cambridge ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  305.89915 Mcc/Ewf  AVAILABLE
 MELB  305.89915 Mcc/Ewf  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 117 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 21 cm x 23 cm
regular print
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Healing -- 2. The land -- 3. Hunting -- 4. Gathering -- 5. Family -- 6. Lore/law -- 7. Spirit -- 8. The sea -- 9. Ceremony and song
Summary This book is about Indigenous peoples and their traditional and contemporary ways of living. Each chapter describes an important aspect of tribal life and the elder speaks on behalf of the tribe explaining rituals they hold to and what understanding of the world they have
Analysis Aboriginal culture
Aboriginal identity
Torres Strait Islanders
Social customs
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes index
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.
Aboriginal Australians -- History.
Older people -- Australia -- Queensland -- Torres Strait Islands -- Social conditions
Older people -- Australia -- Torres Strait Islands (Qld.) -- Social conditions.
Older Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Author Yunupingu, Mandawuy.
O'Donoghue, Lowitja, 1932-
McConchie, Peter.
LC no. 2003053055
ISBN 0521831520 :
0521539242 paperback
Other Titles Wisdom from Australia's indigenous leaders