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The Resource Explore Australia's Northern Territory, written by Frank Alcorta ; introduced by Les Hiddins

Explore Australia's Northern Territory, written by Frank Alcorta ; introduced by Les Hiddins

Label
Explore Australia's Northern Territory
Title
Explore Australia's Northern Territory
Statement of responsibility
written by Frank Alcorta ; introduced by Les Hiddins
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
p. 7 refers to the particular relationship that exists between Australia's original inhabitants and their land and how this should be respected; p. 14 reference to Madjunbalmi people; p. 16,113 & 131 refers to bush tucker; p. 21 reference to Alex Woods, Katherine Gorge ranger and the Jawoyn land claimp. pp. 18,80 & 138 reference to sacred sites and ancestral beings; p. 27-29 refers to the Tiwi Islands, Mudangkala, Purakapali and Tjapara legendary being, landscape stories and motifs; Tipilouras family of the Wulirangkuwu clan, Tiwi burial sites and Totem poles, Tiwi artwork, religion, football, attempted European settlement, World War 11, tourism; p.32 Nabalco Mining protests at Nhulunbuy; pp. 47 & 50 refer to Kakadu National Park, special sites and the transfer of control of the park to the Federal Government, Aboriginal rock art ; references to Aboriginal rock art also found on pages 51, 88, 95, 156-157; p. 75 reference to Cutta Cutta caves and its Jawoyn nomenclature 'Devil-Devil', thought to have been populated by evil spirits; p. 91 refers to the custodians of Keep River National Park, the Mirriwung and Gadjerong people and the legend of the Aboriginal man who turned into a brolga; p. 95 refers to traditional custodians of Gregory Park, who come from the Ngaliwurru, Ngaringam, Nungali, Wardaman, Jaminjung and Kurrangpurra language groups, sacred sites, rock shelters and occupational sites of great archaeological significance, stories and motifs; reference to ambushes on European and Chinese gold prospectors at Hell's Gate, Roper River, and Aboriginal burial grounds; p. 105 Devils Marbles and Dreamtime story; reference to Albert Namatijira's birthplace/cottage at Finke River ; p150-151 refers to Aboriginal peoples winning title to Uluru
Cataloging source
ANB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alcorta, Frank X
Dewey number
919.4290463
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hiddins, Les
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Namatjira, Albert
  • Nabalco Pty. Ltd
  • Northern Territory
  • Northern Territory
Label
Explore Australia's Northern Territory, written by Frank Alcorta ; introduced by Les Hiddins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000006494599
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
176 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780867772234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
coloured illustrations, coloured maps
Label
Explore Australia's Northern Territory, written by Frank Alcorta ; introduced by Les Hiddins
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000006494599
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
176 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780867772234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
coloured illustrations, coloured maps

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