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Author Breeden, Stanley, 1937 or 1938-

Title Kakadu, looking after the country - the Gagudju way / Stanley Breeden and Belinda Wright
Published Brookvale, N.S.W. : Simon & Schuster, 1989

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Description 208 pages : color illustrations, maps, portraits ; 26 cm
Summary Presentation in popular format of the environment of Kakadu National Park and the Gagudju peoples relation to it; Gagudju seasonality, social structure and mythology; imaginative reconstruction of the traditional life of the Badmardi clan, describes annual movement from escarpment to the floodplains, (includes Djuwarr, Gummungkuwuy, Burrungguy, Anbangbang, Nawulandja, Yuwenjgayay, Malangangerr and Ubirr), material culture, hunting (kangaroo, goose, flying fox and crocodile), gathering, camp life, food preparation, stone working and blade manufacture, fighting, rock painting, exchange and fire use; lives of contemporary Gadudju, includes Bluey Ilkirr preparing and painting bark and Felix Iyanuk, Big Bill Neidjie and Nipper Kaparegis traditional beliefs and custodial activities; contact history and the establishment of Kakadu National Park
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: page 207
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Balanda (Australian people)
Gaagudju (Australian people)
Gagadju (Australian people)
Natural history -- Australia -- Kakadu National Park (N.T.)
Natural history -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Natural history -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu National Park
Natural history -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Kakadu National Park (N.T.)
Author Wright, Belinda.
LC no. 2013412632
ISBN 0731800206
Other Titles Looking after the country, the Gagudju way