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Author Dé Ishtar, Zohl, 1953-

Title Holding Yawulyu : white culture and black women's law / Zohl dé Ishtar
Published North Melbourne, Vic. : Spinifex Press, 2005

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 W'PONDS  305.48809915 Dei/Hyw 2005  AVAILABLE
Description xxvi, 388 pages ; 22 cm
regular print
Series New Items
Contents A Day in the Life of the Tjilimi -- Caring for Yawulyu, Singing the Land -- Living on the Ground -- Wirrimanu's White Story -- The Missionaries and the Tjukurrpa's Embrace -- Kapululangu: The Women Elders' Cultural Initiative -- Living Culture -The Cultural Imperative-- White Culture and Black Women's Law -- Kurrunpa Maya: Women's Spiritual Strength and Kapululangu
Summary This deeply moving, historical account of indigenous culture-specifically, the elder women of Wirrimanu-offers profound insight into white culture's impact on indigenous women's Yawulyu (law) and an analysis of the competing interests that can make indigenous and white interactions complex, painful, and fraught with problems
Analysis Indigenous peoples (Australia)
Notes Includes index
"Holding Yawulyu is an historical account of Wirrimanu (Balgo), a profound insight into the pressures white culure exerts on Indigenous women and their law. It is a touching personal story of courage and resilience in the face of adversity. Zohl dé Ishtar presents an insightful analysis of competing interests that makes Indigenous and White interactions complex, often painful, and fraught problems."--Back cover
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 324-367
Subject Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Identity
Indigenous peoples -- Australia.
Women's studies -- Australia.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia -- Great Sandy Desert (W.A.)
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Balgo region -- Cross-cultural studies
Customary law -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Balgo region
Intercultural communication -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Balgo region
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Balgo region -- Social life and customs
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Great Sandy Desert (W.A.) -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Great Sandy Desert (W.A.) -- Social life and customs.
Great Sandy Desert (W.A.) -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
LC no. 2006386713
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