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The Resource Footprints across our land : short stories by senior Western Desert women, Lumu Nungurrayi ... [et al.] ; compiled by Jordan Crugnale

Footprints across our land : short stories by senior Western Desert women, Lumu Nungurrayi ... [et al.] ; compiled by Jordan Crugnale

Label
Footprints across our land : short stories by senior Western Desert women
Title
Footprints across our land
Title remainder
short stories by senior Western Desert women
Statement of responsibility
Lumu Nungurrayi ... [et al.] ; compiled by Jordan Crugnale
Creator
Contributor
Compiler
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection of short stories told by a group of senior Kukatja, Wangkajunga and Ngarti women based at Wirrimanu and Yaka Yaka communities; the women present their perspective on living in the desert, Tjukurrpa (Dreaming ) and encounters with white people in the 1930s and 1940s; illustrated by paintings produced at the sites visited by the women
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Nungurrayi, Lumu
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Literary form
non fiction
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Crugnale, Jordan
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  • Australian poetry
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
adult
Label
Footprints across our land : short stories by senior Western Desert women, Lumu Nungurrayi ... [et al.] ; compiled by Jordan Crugnale
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Contents
Lumu Nungurray, Wangkajunga : It's collecting time -- Helping out -- Keep going -- Fill him up coolamon -- Hunting all the way -- Marri Yakuny Napurrula, Wangkajunga/Walmajarri : Camping all the wau -- Milyika Napaltjarri, Kukatja : Walking around with my mother -- Dig up more -- Mother didn't help us -- Everyone bin give me food -- Nancy Kungkulu Tax, Wangkajunga : In the bush -- Walk...camp...walk...camp -- We went back -- Looking for parents -- Fight -- Kid trouble -- Donkey -- Keep walking across our land -- Go...come back -- Feet go all the way -- Ningi Nangala, Kukatja : Walking, walking with no shoes -- Sheep and many goats -- Eat him up ants -- Mother different -- Strage pussycat and running spinifex -- Gotta keep warm -- Two snakes -- Bin leave my country -- Tjarralaparlparl pigeon -- Shifting all the way -- Ngunytja Napanagka Mosquito, Wangkajunga : Who got more meat? -- Girls eats like mouse -- Kakarratuly red mole -- I understand -- Families hunting -- Women's business -- That feeling -- Nyangayi Napangarti, Ngarti : Willy Wagtail -- Two cockies -- The fire chucker -- That other Yunpu -- Tjama Napanangka, Ngarti : Eagle man -- Here, there, everyone -- Pigeon gotta lot of womans -- Come to kill, not understand -- They bin chain them up -- Left behind to jump jump -- Down the canning stock route -- Map: Canning stock route -- Yuka Napanangka, Kukatja : We bin go everywhere -- We bin waiting long time -- Big tree -- Kid left behind in camp -- Big mob animals -- That good honey tree -- Yunitja Nampitjin, Ngarti : Old man -- Blue tongue -- Young boy -- Two men travelling -- Kulkarri -- Yutjuyu Taampa Nampitjin, Ngarti : Rukapirla tjurrurlilpi ngarlku panirra -- Boomerang -- Big dreaming fight -- Emu dreaming -- Kuninyi Nampitjin, Kukatja : Big fight -- Yupinya Nampitjin, Wangkajunga : Hunting out -- Marnkalpa -- Waiting -- Killer feeds all -- I tell them -- My country
Control code
M0014397
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 200 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 received from ATSIC library, Copy 3 donated by Lindsay Cleland.
Isbn
9781875641154
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
Stock number
10804b
System control number
0012240
Label
Footprints across our land : short stories by senior Western Desert women, Lumu Nungurrayi ... [et al.] ; compiled by Jordan Crugnale
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Contents
Lumu Nungurray, Wangkajunga : It's collecting time -- Helping out -- Keep going -- Fill him up coolamon -- Hunting all the way -- Marri Yakuny Napurrula, Wangkajunga/Walmajarri : Camping all the wau -- Milyika Napaltjarri, Kukatja : Walking around with my mother -- Dig up more -- Mother didn't help us -- Everyone bin give me food -- Nancy Kungkulu Tax, Wangkajunga : In the bush -- Walk...camp...walk...camp -- We went back -- Looking for parents -- Fight -- Kid trouble -- Donkey -- Keep walking across our land -- Go...come back -- Feet go all the way -- Ningi Nangala, Kukatja : Walking, walking with no shoes -- Sheep and many goats -- Eat him up ants -- Mother different -- Strage pussycat and running spinifex -- Gotta keep warm -- Two snakes -- Bin leave my country -- Tjarralaparlparl pigeon -- Shifting all the way -- Ngunytja Napanagka Mosquito, Wangkajunga : Who got more meat? -- Girls eats like mouse -- Kakarratuly red mole -- I understand -- Families hunting -- Women's business -- That feeling -- Nyangayi Napangarti, Ngarti : Willy Wagtail -- Two cockies -- The fire chucker -- That other Yunpu -- Tjama Napanangka, Ngarti : Eagle man -- Here, there, everyone -- Pigeon gotta lot of womans -- Come to kill, not understand -- They bin chain them up -- Left behind to jump jump -- Down the canning stock route -- Map: Canning stock route -- Yuka Napanangka, Kukatja : We bin go everywhere -- We bin waiting long time -- Big tree -- Kid left behind in camp -- Big mob animals -- That good honey tree -- Yunitja Nampitjin, Ngarti : Old man -- Blue tongue -- Young boy -- Two men travelling -- Kulkarri -- Yutjuyu Taampa Nampitjin, Ngarti : Rukapirla tjurrurlilpi ngarlku panirra -- Boomerang -- Big dreaming fight -- Emu dreaming -- Kuninyi Nampitjin, Kukatja : Big fight -- Yupinya Nampitjin, Wangkajunga : Hunting out -- Marnkalpa -- Waiting -- Killer feeds all -- I tell them -- My country
Control code
M0014397
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 200 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 received from ATSIC library, Copy 3 donated by Lindsay Cleland.
Isbn
9781875641154
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
Stock number
10804b
System control number
0012240

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