The Resource Desert wisdom, Ian Tarrant

Desert wisdom, Ian Tarrant

Label
Desert wisdom
Title
Desert wisdom
Statement of responsibility
Ian Tarrant
Title variation
Desert wisdom
Title variation remainder
the Alyawarra of Lake Nash
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of two rather naïve New Zealand-trained teachers who spent 19 months, 42 years ago, in an isolated desert school among the Alyawarra people at Lake Nash. Initially the Alyawarra adults were aloof. However, the children were keen to attend school and show these white fella teachers they could learn
Cataloging source
ANL
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Tarrant, Ian
Dewey number
305.89915
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Wildara, Dorrie
  • Philomac, Toby
  • Toby, Jimmy
  • Brown, Freddie
  • Turner, Frankie
  • Barber, John
  • Pitjarra, Toby
  • Alyawarra (Australian people)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Teachers
  • Hunting and gathering societies
  • Lake Nash (N.T.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Desert wisdom, Ian Tarrant
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references : pages 145-147
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000052569147
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
147 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922229373
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)871026145
Label
Desert wisdom, Ian Tarrant
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references : pages 145-147
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000052569147
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
147 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922229373
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)871026145

Library Locations

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