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Author Arden, Harvey.

Title Dreamkeepers : a spirit-journey into Aboriginal Australia / Harvey Arden ; photographs by Harvey Arden and Mike Osborn
Edition First edition
Published New York : Harper Collins Publishers, 1994

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 W'PONDS  299.92 Ard/Das  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 219 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map, portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Summary Popular account of authors encounters with Aboriginal people and culture in the Kimberley and Great Sandy Desert; definition of Dreamtime, contemporary political background; based on conversations with Daisy Utemorrah, Ted Carlton, Jim Ward, Danny Wallace, George Wallaby, Reg Birch, Betty Johnston, Jack Rogers, Billy Oscar, Banjo Woorunmarra and David Mowaljarlai; visits to Wandjina art site, Waringarri, Mowanjum, Emu Creek, Kununurra, Balgo, Halls Creek and Yiyilu; relationship to land, parallels with native Americans; land rights; alcohol abuse; station life; mythology (eagle hawk, Billaluna region, Wandjina); mining industry; ATSIC; Christianity; law and punishment; healing; smoking ceremony; music; Pigeon (Jandamarra); Mowaljarlais Body of Australia vision
Analysis Aboriginal Australians Social life and customs Australia Kimberley (W.A.)
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian Australia Kimberley (W.A.)
Philosophy, Aboriginal Australian Australia Kimberley (W.A.)
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Arden, Harvey.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Philosophy.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Religion.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Kimberley Region, Western Australia -- Social life and customs
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Religion
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley -- Social life and customs
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Kimberley Region, Western Australia
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Philosophy, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Philosophy, Aboriginal Australian -- Kimberley Region, Western Australia
Philosophy, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Kimberley
Philosophy, Aboriginal Australian.
Great Sandy Desert (W.A.)
Halls Creek Region (W.A.)
Mowanjum (W.A.)
Tanami Desert (N.T.)
Author Osborn, Mike.
LC no. 93021284
ISBN 0060169168 (cloth)
0060925809 (paperback)
Other Titles Dream keepers