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Author Downing, Jim.

Title Aboriginal 'dreamings' and town plans / Rev. J.H. Downing
Published Alice Springs : Institute for Aboriginal Development, 1974
Alice Springs, N.T. : Institute for Aboriginal Development, 1974


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Description 22 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Introduction -- A traditional camp layout -- ̀̀̀Wattie creek town plan for the Gurintji people -- Hurintji town plan - Wattie creek -- Fregon dog foot town plan -- Aileron town plan -- Docker river town plan -- Areyonga town plan -- Docker river and Areyonga town plan -- Indulkana town plan -- Ernabella mission town plan -- Visit to Elliott housing agreement -- Papunya town plan -- Haasts bluff town plan -- Some implication for Aboriginal town plan
Summary Also published in Aboriginal News, 1974, 1, (8); 4-9 and presented as a paper at the 1975 ANZAAS Conference under the title From dreaming to harsh reality; traditional Aboriginal camp layout and town planning, q.v. for annotation
Notes A report on traditional Aboriginal camp layout in relation to town planning, based on experience with the Pitjandjara people
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Housing -- Australia -- Alice Springs (N.T.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Housing -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs
Aboriginal Australians -- Kinship.
Community development -- Australia -- Central Australia.
Pitjantjatjara (Australian people)
Author Institute for Aboriginal Development (Alice Springs, N.T.)