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Author Lewis, Darrell (Darrell J.)

Title The shape of the dreaming : the cultural significance of Victoria River rock art / D. Lewis and D. Rose
Published Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1988

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Description 79 leaves : illustrations, map, portraits ; 30 cm
Series The Institute report series, 1030-6544
Report series (Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies)
Contents Introduction : Research experience -- The region : Geography, history, art : Topography -- Climate -- Vegetation -- Prehistory -- History -- Description of Victoria River rock art -- Paintings -- Engravings -- Combinations of techniques -- Dating of rock art -- Regional context -- Origins and shapes : The cultural construction of the past -- Summary -- Country : Relationships between people and country -- Maintaining integrity in relation to Europeans -- Summary -- Consultation and protection : Preservation of art sites -- Protection of cultural significance -- Feasibility of an Indigenous proposal -- Conclusion
Summary Cosmic context of art; contemporaneity of Dreaming; interrelatedness of country, custodians, Dreaming and ceremony; responsibilities for effective consultation; recommendations for protection of local art
Notes Published for the Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 77-79
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria River Region (N.T.) -- Art
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria River Region (N.T.) -- Antiquities
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River Valley
Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria River Region (N.T) -- Antiquities
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River Region -- Art
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River Region
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River Valley
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Victoria River Region, Northern Territory
Arts, Aboriginal Australian.
Petroglyphs -- Australia -- Victoria River Region (N.T.)
Petroglyphs -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River Region
Petroglyphs -- Victoria River Region (N.T)
Petroglyphs -- Victoria River Region, Northern Territory
Rock paintings -- Australia -- Victoria River Region (N.T.)
Rock paintings -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River Region
Rock paintings -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Victoria River Valley
Rock paintings -- Victoria River Region (N.T)
Rock paintings -- Victoria River Region, Northern Territory
Victoria River Region (N.T) -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation
Victoria River Region (N.T.) -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation
Genre/Form Art.
Author Rose, Deborah Bird, 1946-
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
LC no. 88208047
ISSN 1030-6544
ISBN 0855751878