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Author Lowe, Pat, 1941-, author

Title You call it desert : we used to live there / Pat Lowe with Jimmy Pike
Edition New ed
Published Broome, W.A. : Magabala Books, 2009
Broome, Western Australia : Magabala Books, 2009

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 W'PONDS  305.89915 Low/Yci  DUE 29-10-20
Description 156 pages : colour illustrations, portraits, map ; 27 cm
Series Lowe, Pat, 1941-. Jilji, life in the Great Sandy Desert
Contents Desert landscape -- Waterholes -- Desert children's games -- Birth in the desert -- Shelter -- Turtujarti -- Desert medicine -- Tools -- Ants -- Grass and fire -- Desert cooking -- Tracking -- When, where and how far? -- Dying in the desert -- Leaving -- Going back
Summary While spending time in the red heart of country, home to the Walmajarri people for thousands of years, they recorded Pike's stories through his painting and Lowe's writing. Through their unique understanding of use of the land, its features and materials, they write about the resourcefulness and ingenuity of the desert people
Analysis Australian Aboriginal studies (Australia)
Notes First published 1990 as : Jilji : life in the Great Sandy Desert
Includes vocabulary of Walmajarri words and Australian English terms at back
Subject Pike, Jimmy.
Walmajarri (Australian people) -- Social life and customs
Art, Australian -- Western Australia -- Aboriginal artists
Walmajarri language -- Dictionaries -- English
Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Great Sandy Desert -- Social life and customs
Walmajarri (Australian people) -- Australia -- Great Sandy Desert (W.A.) -- Social life and customs
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Great Sandy Desert (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Great Sandy Desert (W.A.) -- Social life and customs
Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Social life and customs
Walmajarri (Australian people) -- Western Australia -- Social life and customs
Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.
Recreation - Play - Children.
Water supply - Waterholes and rockpools.
Reproduction - Childbirth.
Housing - Shelters - Grass.
Plants - Trees.
Food - Bush tucker.
Technology - Tools.
Environment - Land management - Fire.
Hunting, gathering and fishing - Tracking.
Art - Painting.
Material culture.
Aboriginal Australians.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Manners and customs.
Walmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16)
Walmajarri language A66.
Great Sandy Desert (W.A.)
Great Sandy Desert (W.A.) -- Social life and customs
Western Australia -- Great Sandy Desert.
Author Pike, Jimmy, artist.
LC no. 2009675369
ISBN 9781921248115
Other Titles Jilji, life in the Great Sandy Desert
Jilji, life in the Great Sandy Desert