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The Guruma story = Guruma-yharntu wangka / told by the Guruma Elders Group, led by Peter Stevens ; collected and edited by Loreen Brehaut & Anna Vitenbergs
Bib ID 1133729
Format BookBook
Description Alice Springs, N.T. : IAD Press, 2001 
vii, 168 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 1864650311 (paperback)
Summary

Guruma elders share stories of the land and the way they have lived in the Pilbara, revealing the richness and ingenuity of daily life in an uncompromising landscape. Traditional ways and customs, Dreamtime stories and religious beliefs are described here, alongside photographs that bring the country to life.

Full contents
  • 1. Guruma lands and boundaries
  • 2. Traditional life
  • 3. Ceremonies and celebrations
  • 4. Bushtucker and traditional foods
  • 5. Traditional tools and weapons
  • 6. Health, healing and medicines
  • 7. Changing times
  • Appendix: Wordlists
  • Maps.
 
Notes

A Jukunnpa book.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Food.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Technology - Tools.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Plant names.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Food - Bush tucker.  |  Weapons.  |  Ceremonies.  |  Kurrama language (W36) (WA SF50-11)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Daily life.  |  Kurrama people (W36) (WA SF50-11)  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Pilbara area (WA SF50, SF51, SG50)
Other authors/contributors Brehaut, Loreen A  |  Stevens, Peter  |  Vitenbergs, Anna
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