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Yapa : peintres aborigenes de Balgo et Lajamanu / textes reunis par Barbara Glowczewski
Bib ID 1390345
Format BookBook
Description Paris : Baudoin Lebon, c1991 
171 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. 
ISBN 2876880202
Summary

Includes sections by Barbara Glowczewski, Christiane Senn, Michael Rae and Sylvie Poirier; historical and cultural context of acrylic art produced by Balgo and Lajamanu artists; brief biographies and discussion of individual artists; relation of law to dreaming and mens and womens art; skin names and subsections; substantial explanation of motifs and myths depicted; extended account of eight myths; - Digging Stick - single women, Wind - two men cannibals, Medicine-Men, Invincible - childhood of Wind Brothers, Rain - two transgressors, Rain and Rainbow snake , Stone Curlew - fire messenger, Birds, Plants and Animal Dreaming.

Notes

Text in French and English.

Subjects Painting, Australian -- Aboriginal artists.  |  Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia -- Balgo.  |  Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Lajamanu.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Children.  |  Art - Painting - Acrylic.  |  Art - Acrylic painting.  |  Technology - Wood - Digging sticks.  |  Stories and motifs - Birds.  |  Luritja / Loritja language (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  Stories and motifs - Plants.  |  Stories and motifs - Wind.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Plant names.  |  Art - Artists.  |  Warlpiri language (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever People.  |  Stories and motifs - Rain and storms.  |  Luritja / Loritja people (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  Language - Vocabulary - Animal names.  |  Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Kinship terms.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Stories and motifs - Fire.  |  Stories and motifs - Cultural heroes.  |  Enterprises - Arts and crafts.  |  Art - Sand and ground design.  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Western Desert (WA SF51, SF52, SG51, SG52)  |  Balgo / Wirrimanu (Central WA Tanami Desert SF52-02)  |  Lajamanu / Hooker Creek (Central NT SE52-08, SE52-12)
Other authors/contributors Glowczewski, Barbara

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