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Title Making connections : a journey along Central Australian Aboriginal trading routes / general editors: Val Donovan and Colleen Wall
Published Brisbane : Arts Queensland, 2004

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 W'PONDS  994.0049915 Don/Mca  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 119 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 22 cm
regular print
Series ERA Collection 2003-2008
Contents Machine derived contents note: A Message from the Minister vi -- Foreword vii -- About this Book ix -- Acknowledgements xv -- Introduction 1 -- Landscapes of Exchange 8 -- The North-west 11 -- Market Forces 12 -- Boulia 24 -- Pituri 25 -- Message-Sticks and 'Yabber' Mail 29 -- The Channel Country 33 -- Cooper Creek 35 -- From Ochre to Dust: a clash of culture 36 -- The Red Centre 39 -- The Simpson Desert 42 -- Social Life and Spiritual Beliefs of the Simpson Desert Peoples 43 -- In the Simpson Desert 47 -- Lake Eyre 59 -- Water in the Desert: South Australia's mound springs 60 -- Kwatye (water) in the Great Artesian Basin 65 -- The Flinders Ranges 69 -- Flinders Ranges Ochre 70 -- The Explorers 81 -- Three Tracks Across the Desert 88 -- Glossary 101 -- Author's References 102 -- General Reading List 110 -- Useful websites 111 -- The Authors 112 -- Index 114
Summary This book published by Arts Queensland, aims to enrich the experiences of traveller and to help modern Australians understand more about past, present and future. It provides information about the Aboriginal dreaming paths and trade routes of inland Australia through Queensland
Analysis Australian Aboriginal studies (Queensland)
Historical geography
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 102-111
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Trade routes -- Australia -- Central Australia -- History.
Trade routes -- Australia -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Commerce -- History.
Central Australia -- Description and travel.
Central Australia -- History, Local.
Genre/Form History.
Local history.
Author Donovan, Valerie, 1934-
Wall, Colleen.
Arts Queensland.
LC no. 2005415503
ISBN 0958182329
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