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Author Poignant, Roslyn.

Title Encounter at Nagalarramba / Roslyn Poignant with Axel Poignant
Published Canberra, ACT : National Library of Australia, 1996

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Description 170 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 x 25 cm
Series Australian history
Contents Life of history -- Nagalarramba: 1952-1992 -- Intersecting pasts -- Intentions and expectations -- Web of transactions: Rom -- The photographic narrative begins - Arrival and settling in, Kunibidji camps, night-time storytelling, new arrivals, canoe making, Rringkidj returns, Ngarana, ceremonies begin, welcome to the bringers of the Rom, threatened fight, Rom: teaching the law, making the pole, dancing begins, presentation of the pole, return thanks, end of ceremonies, departure -- Was that how it was? -- Appendices -- References
Summary Photographic essay of photographer Axel Poignant's (1906-86) 1952 expedition to the Liverpool River in Arnhem Land
Analysis Kunibidgi people
Notes Published with the assistance of the Morris West Trust Fund
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 168-170
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Pictorial works
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Social life and customs
Documentary photography -- Australia.
Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Pictorial works.
Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works.
Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Author Poignant, Axel.
National Library of Australia.
LC no. 96232216
ISBN 0642106657