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Author Stokes, Deirdre.

Title Desert dreamings / Deirdre Stokes
Edition New edition
Published Port Melbourne, Victoria : Heinemann Library, 2004


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Description 32 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm
Series Australian library
Australian library (Port Melbourne, Vic.)
Contents Aboriginal art -- Tjukurpa -- Types of desert art -- Dots in Aboriginal art -- Stories of the Dreamtime -- New materials, traditional stories -- Where desert artists live -- The paintings, the land and the people -- Different places, different styles -- A mixture of old and new -- Traditional medicine and art -- Desert art in the city -- Wood art today
Summary Art is an essential part of Australian Aboriginal culture. Desert Dreamings shows how desert artists have adapted their work to an ever-changing world, while still maintaining links with ancient traditions. Ages 9+
Notes Includes Index
Audience For middle and upper primary school students
Subject Art, Aboriginal Australian.
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Central Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
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