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Ayers Rock : its people, their beliefs and their art, Charles P. Mountford

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Ayers Rock : its people, their beliefs and their art
Title
Ayers Rock
Title remainder
its people, their beliefs and their art
Statement of responsibility
Charles P. Mountford
Creator
Subject
Summary
Amended edition; omission of chapters on rock engraving and sacred objects from 1st edition (1965); brief survey of territorial grouping, kinship, material culture, and economic life of Pitjandjara; details of mythological associations of Ayers Rock (Uluru) and Mt Olga (Katatjuta); creation beliefs; myths concerning; animals, birds, dingo /dog, eagle, emu, lizards, material culture, plants, snakes, wallaby; see first edition for original annotation
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1890-1976
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Mountford, Charles P.
Illustrations
illustrations
Series statement
Seal Books
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Uluru / Ayers Rock (N.T.)
Label
Ayers Rock : its people, their beliefs and their art, Charles P. Mountford
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Publication
Contents
Pt 1 : The Pitjandjara and their lands : The tribal land -- Hunting and food-gathering equipment -- Means of gaining a livelihood in the desert -- The tribal organisation -- Pt 2 : The beliefs of the Pitjandjara -- The creation beliefs -- The topography of Ayers Rock -- The myths of Ayers Rock : the carpet-snakes, Kunia, and the venomous snakes Liru; the hare wallabies, mala and the spirit dingo, Kulpunya; the lizard-men, Kandju and Linga; the marsupial moles, Itjari-tjari; the man and woman, Kadidi; the sleepy-lizard man, Meta-lungana; The Willy-wagtail woman, Tjinderi-tjinderiba; the mythical snake, Wanambi -- Pt 3: The art of Ayers Rock: the art of the cave paintings
Control code
M0062733
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
Amended ed.
Extent
xii, 196 p.
Governing access note
RB not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy 1 donated by ATSIC.
Isbn
9780727002150
Other physical details
ill., map, ports
Label
Ayers Rock : its people, their beliefs and their art, Charles P. Mountford
Publication
Contents
Pt 1 : The Pitjandjara and their lands : The tribal land -- Hunting and food-gathering equipment -- Means of gaining a livelihood in the desert -- The tribal organisation -- Pt 2 : The beliefs of the Pitjandjara -- The creation beliefs -- The topography of Ayers Rock -- The myths of Ayers Rock : the carpet-snakes, Kunia, and the venomous snakes Liru; the hare wallabies, mala and the spirit dingo, Kulpunya; the lizard-men, Kandju and Linga; the marsupial moles, Itjari-tjari; the man and woman, Kadidi; the sleepy-lizard man, Meta-lungana; The Willy-wagtail woman, Tjinderi-tjinderiba; the mythical snake, Wanambi -- Pt 3: The art of Ayers Rock: the art of the cave paintings
Control code
M0062733
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
Amended ed.
Extent
xii, 196 p.
Governing access note
RB not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
RB copy 1 donated by ATSIC.
Isbn
9780727002150
Other physical details
ill., map, ports

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