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Kaytetye country : an Aboriginal history of the Barrow Creek area / compiled and edited by Grace Koch ; translations by Harold Koch
Bib ID 1322435
Format BookBook
Description Alice Springs, N.T. : Institute for Aboriginal Development Publications, c1993 
xx, 140 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0949659703 (paperback)
Summary

Stories from the Kaytetye people of Central Australia; Dreaming stories, Thangkenharenge the Bird Woman, Arelpe the Moon; Barrow Creek massacre 1874; early contact stories; early transport; marriage rules; marriage ceremony; stories of ancestors; Overland Telegraph Line; conflicts for land and resources; travelling and living in the bush; social life and customs; history of Barrow Creek region; religion; brief list of Aboriginal language and Aboriginal English.

Notes

Kaytetye or Aboriginal English text, parallel English translation.

Subjects Kaytetye (Australian people) -- Interviews.  |  Kaytetye (Australian people) -- Religion.  |  Kaytetye (Australian people) -- Legends.  |  Kaytetye (Australian people) -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Barrow Creek Region -- History.  |  Stories and motifs - Moon.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Kaytetye / Kaytej language (C13) (NT SF53-06)  |  Language - English - Aboriginal English.  |  Communications - Telecommunications - Telegraphy.  |  Stories and motifs - Birds.  |  Kaytetye / Kaytej people (C13) (NT SF53-06)  |  Colonisation.  |  Barrow Creek Region (N.T.) -- History.  |  Barrow Creek (Central NT SF53-06)
Other authors/contributors Koch, Grace  |  Koch, Harold James  |  Institute for Aboriginal Development (Alice Springs, N.T.)

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