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Author Mowaljarlai, David, approximately 1928-

Title Yorro yorro = Everything standing up alive : spirit of the Kimberley / David Mowaljarlai, Jutta Malnic
Published Broome, W.A. : Magabala Books, 1993

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  994.140049915 Mow/Yye  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 226 pages : illustrations (some color), map, portraits ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Includes index
Summary Account of journeys with David Mowaljarlai to significant sites in the west Kimberley; includes associated mythology and religious knowledge - Wandjina, snake, celestial bodies, sun, weather, lightning, flood, clouds , insects, birds, kangaroo, sickness, culture heroes; stone arrangements; food preparation - kangaroo; mother -in-law relations; foundation of the law; creation beliefs and cosmology; origin of spirit children and conception; magical and healing powers of the banman (doctor/clever man) - cure of leprosy; after death beliefs and mortuary ritual; incorporation of christianity; autobiography of David Mowaljarlai - life on Kunmunya mission, recollections of J.R.B. Love, World War II; forms of dreams - Mowaljarlais visions - corpus Australis; world view; Appendix 1 - Features of a Wandjina; Appendix 2 - Waanangga, sugarbag; Appendix 3 - time periods - chronology; Appendix 4 - The body of Australia, corpus Australis; glossary of Aboriginal language
Analysis Aboriginal Australians Antiquities Australia Kimberley (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians Religion Australia Kimberley (W.A.)
Astronomy Australia Kimberley (W.A.)
Kimberley (W.A.) Antiquities
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian Australia Kimberley (W.A.)
Rock paintings Australia Kimberley (W.A.)
Notes CIP confirmed
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject SC Reconciliation Group
Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Antiquities.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Religion.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Antiquities
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Religion
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Astronomy -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Astronomy -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian.
Rock paintings -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Rock paintings -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Sacred sites (Aboriginal Australian) -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Sacred sites (Aboriginal Australian) -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Sacred sites (Australian Aboriginal) -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Kimberley (W.A.) -- Antiquities.
Kimberley (W.A.) -- Description and travel.
Author Malnic, Jutta.
LC no. 93172521
ISBN 187564105X
1875641068 (paperback)
Other Titles Everything standing up alive : spirit of the Kimberley
Everything standing up alive