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The Resource People of the lakes, [research: Marjorie Sullivan and Michael McIntryre; illustrations : Tony Oliver; photographs : Marjorie Sullivan; Michael McIntyre]; compiled with the assistance of the Aboriginal Education Consultative Group

People of the lakes, [research: Marjorie Sullivan and Michael McIntryre; illustrations : Tony Oliver; photographs : Marjorie Sullivan; Michael McIntyre]; compiled with the assistance of the Aboriginal Education Consultative Group

Label
People of the lakes
Title
People of the lakes
Statement of responsibility
[research: Marjorie Sullivan and Michael McIntryre; illustrations : Tony Oliver; photographs : Marjorie Sullivan; Michael McIntyre]; compiled with the assistance of the Aboriginal Education Consultative Group
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Photographer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Geographical description of the Willandra lakes; information about the climate and terrain, including a legend and location map; a little information about family life; references to food gathering; descriptions of tools and ways of cooking with hearth stones; information about catching fish and gathering birds' eggs, yabbies and crayfish; includes archaeological references; pictorial representation of giant animals, such as the giant emu (Genyornis); explanation of the ways Aboriginal people of the lakes needed to adapt to change as the lakes dried up; refers to new customs that were initiated when the climate changed; includes facts about travelling long distances and trading with other language groups; reproduction of petroglyph; provides a list of "things to do" and a time line; inclusive of present-day Aboriginal people living near Lake Menindee and the Darling River at the time of writing (1982); some terms that would be considered offensive
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Cataloging source
ANB
Dewey number
994.4/0049915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
For upper primary school
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Sullivan, Marjorie
  • Oliver, Tony
  • McIntyre, Michael L.
  • N.S.W. Aboriginal Education Consultative Group
Series statement
Our people
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Children's literature, Aboriginal Australian
Target audience
juvenile
Label
People of the lakes, [research: Marjorie Sullivan and Michael McIntryre; illustrations : Tony Oliver; photographs : Marjorie Sullivan; Michael McIntyre]; compiled with the assistance of the Aboriginal Education Consultative Group
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000002268047
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
25 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Rp copy donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780454004496
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
coloured illustrations, maps
Stock number
p10056
Label
People of the lakes, [research: Marjorie Sullivan and Michael McIntryre; illustrations : Tony Oliver; photographs : Marjorie Sullivan; Michael McIntyre]; compiled with the assistance of the Aboriginal Education Consultative Group
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000002268047
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
25 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Rp copy donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780454004496
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
coloured illustrations, maps
Stock number
p10056

Library Locations

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