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Author Ashman, Denise Ellen.

Title Sharing culture rainforest / written by Denise Ellen Ashman ; photographs by Stanley Breeden
Published Archerfield, Qld. : Steve Parish Pub., 2001

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS CRC  578.09943 Ash/Scr  AVAILABLE
Description 80 pages : illustrations (color), map (color), portraits (color) ; 29 cm
Series Sharing culture
Sharing culture
Contents The rainforest of the Australian wet tropics -- Rainforest biodiversity -- People of the rainforest -- Hunting and gathering -- Born in the bush -- In harmony with nature -- Jumbun today -- Children of the rainforest -- Mud baths -- Belonging -- Story places -- Listening in the rain -- Margoi, the python -- The slide -- Yumanyu -- flat rock -- Cyclone and floodwaters -- Creatures of the rainforest -- Keepers of the riverbanks -- Singing cicadas -- Fire -- Split rock -- how the people got fire -- Making fire -- The rainforest provides -- Finding Jumbun -- Rainforest fruits and seeds -- Black bean: from poisonous seeds ... -- ... to nutritious food -- Egg collecting -- Building a shelter -- Baskets ... -- ... and their uses -- Making string -- Making jewellery -- Tools and weapons -- Stone axes -- Hunting implements -- Resolving conflict -- The wangul (boomerang) -- Shield and sword -- Earth paints -- Winter falls -- Freshwater paradise -- A message from the rainforest people -- Guardians of wisdom
Summary To produce this book, Breeden and Ashman lived with and listened to the Djirribal, Girrimay, Djiru and Gulgnay people of Jumbun. The result is this sensitive account of how traditional culture is inextricably linked to their modern-day lives
Analysis juvenile Nonfiction
Notes Includes index
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Northern Region -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Northern Region -- Social life and customs
Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland, Far north -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature
Aboriginal Australians -- Food -- Queensland, Northern
Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland, Northern -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature
Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland, Northern -- Social life and customs
Girramay (Australian people) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature
Indigenous peoples -- Australia -- Queensland -- Social life and customs.
Jirrbal (Australian people) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature
Rain forests -- Australia -- Queensland -- Juvenile literature.
Rain forests -- Australia -- Queensland -- Innisfail Region
Rain forests -- Australia -- Queensland -- Innisfail
Rain forests.
Aboriginal Australians.
Natural history -- Australia.
Rain forest people.
Rain forests -- Australia.
Tully River Region (Qld.)
Tully River Region (Qld.) -- Juvenile literature
Australia.
Author Breeden, Stanley, 1937 or 1938-
LC no. 2001411700
ISBN 187628269X
Other Titles Rainforest