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Jilji, life in the Great Sandy Desert / Pat Lowe ; with Jimmy Pike
Bib ID 205254
Format BookBook
Author
Lowe, Pat, 1941-
 
Description Broome, W.A. : Magabala Books, 1990 
147 p. : col. ill., map, col. ports. ; 31 cm. 
ISBN 0958810125
1875641181 (paperback)
Summary

Aspects of Walmajirri life as told to the author by people who once inhabited the Great Sandy Desert; use of waterholes; childrens games; birth and death; shelter; food, hunting and gathering; medicines; use of fire; cooking; concepts of time and distance.

Notes

Available from Magabala Books, PO Box 668, Broome WA 6725.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Great Sandy Desert -- Social life and customs.  |  Walmajarri (Australian people) -- Social life and customs.  |  Recreation - Play - Children.  |  Walmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  Hunting.  |  Reproduction - Childbirth.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Psychology - Cognition - Perception.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Great Sandy Desert (W.A.)  |  Great Sandy Desert (WA SE51, SF51)
Other authors/contributors Pike, Jimmy

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