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Aboriginal reconciliation and the Dreaming : Warramiri Yolngu and the quest for equality / Ian S. McIntosh
Bib ID 1713219
Format BookBook
Author
McIntosh, Ian
 
Description Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c2000 
xii, 148 p : ill., maps ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0205297935 (paperback)
Series

Cultural Survival studies in ethnicity and change.

Summary

Discusses the Warramiri stories on relationships with the Macassans and views on reconciliation, given their long history of contact; based on the stories of and conversations with David Burrumarra, Warramiri clan Elder; the Dreaming forms the basis of Warramiri reconciliation endeavours; describes Burrumarra's "membership and remembership" argument for reconciliation; Warramiri have been pursuing reconciliation for the past forty years; discusses the Birrinydji narrative.

Notes

Maps on endpapers.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-144) and index.

Subjects Yolngu (Australian people) -- Religion.  |  Yolngu (Australian people) -- Government relations.  |  Yolngu (Australian people) -- Social conditions.  |  Mythology, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)  |  Mining industry.  |  Race relations - Reconciliation.  |  Religions - Christianity.  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  Warramirri / Warramiri people (N131) (NT SD53-03)  |  Indigenous knowledge - World view.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Stories and motifs - Mythological beings.  |  Environment - Resource management.  |  Ceremonies.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Dholtji / Cape Wilberforce (East Arnhem Land SC53-16)  |  Galiwinku (Elcho Island East Arnhem Land NT SD53-03)

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