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Pocket bushtucker / Peter Latz
Bib ID 202862
Format BookBook
Author
Latz, P. K. (Peter Kenneth)
 
Description Alice Springs, N.T. : IAD Press, 1999 
iv, 215, [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 18 cm. 
ISBN 1864650230 (paperback)
Summary

The traditional resources of the desert people are still available and very much in use today. Expert Aboriginal knowledge is the basis for this compact guide, which features listings for more than 180 Central Australian plants species, traditional uses of each, and plant names in local Aboriginal languages.

Notes

Includes index.

"Jukurrpa Book"

Cover sub-title: A field guide to the plants of Central Australia and their traditional uses.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Food.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Medicine.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Ethnobotany.  |  Wild foods -- Australia, Central.  |  Wild plants, Edible -- Australia, Central.  |  Medicinal plants -- Australia, Central.  |  Pintupi language (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Anmatyerre / Anmatyerr language (C8.1) (NT SF53-09)  |  Language - Vocabulary - Plant names.  |  Kaytetye / Kaytej language (C13) (NT SF53-06)  |  Pitjantjatjara language (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Warlpiri language (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Alyawarr / Alyawarre language (C14) (NT SF53-07)  |  Food - Bush tucker.  |  Material culture.  |  Arrernte / Aranda language (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Plants.  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.

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