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Time before morning : art and myth of the Australian Aborigines / [by] Louis A. Allen
Bib ID 1326225
Format BookBook
Author
Allen, Louis A
 
Description Adelaide : Rigby, 1976 
xii,304p. : ill.(part col.), map ; 26cm. 
ISBN 0727000764
Summary

Bark paintings, carved figures and grave poles from Oenpelli, Milingimbi, Yirrkala, Groote Eylandt, Melville and Bathurst Islands, Port Keats and the Daly River Reserve; associated myths; material collected by the author in N.T.; artist identified.

Notes

Index.

Bibliography: p.[289]-[292].

Subjects Australian Aboriginal tales & legends. Collections  |  Australian Aboriginal arts  |  Australian Aboriginal myths. Texts  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.  |  Art - Artists.  |  Djinang / Dyinang people (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Mortuary objects - Poles.  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Wadeye / Port Keats (Daly River NT Top End SD52-11)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)  |  Daly Waters (North NT SE53-01)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)

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