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Author Luke, Alma, author

Title Uw Oykangand Oy berr : traditional bush medicine from the Kunjen of Kowanyama / Alma Luke with Myrtle Luke and Bernadette Boscacci
Published Thuringowa, Qld. : Black Ink Press, 2011

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  615.8820899915 Luk/Uoo  AVAILABLE
 MELB  615.8820899915 Luk/Uoo  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  615.8820899915 Luk/Uoo  AVAILABLE
Description 79 pages : chiefly colour illustrations, maps, portraits. ; 25 cm
regular print
Summary For anyone interested in learning about bush medicines and how to use them for healing. As well as colour photographs, it contains anecdotal healing tales, and simple descriptions for processing these medicines. Alma's story also gives cultural and historical insights into the Oykangand (Kunjen) people of Kowanyama in the Gulf of Carpenteria
Analysis All Australian Indigenous Material (Northern Territory)
Australian
Herbal medicine (Northern Territory)
Indigenous peoples (Northern Territory)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 76)
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Medicine.
Medicinal plants -- Australia -- Queensland.
Medicinal plants -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.)
Medicinal plants -- Queensland, Northern
Plants, Useful -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.)
Traditional medicine -- Australia -- Queensland.
Traditional medicine -- Australia -- Cape York Peninsula (Qld.)
Traditional medicine -- Queensland, Northern
Plants, Medicinal.
Ethnobotany -- methods.
Medicine, Traditional -- methods.
Oceanic Ancestry Group.
Phytotherapy -- methods.
Plant Preparations -- therapeutic use.
Queensland.
Author Boscacci, Bernadette, author
Luke, Myrtle, author
ISBN 9781921843112
Other Titles Traditional bush medicine from the Kunjen of Kowanyama