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Stories told and written by women at Finke
Bib ID 2142498
Format BookBook
Description [Alice Springs, N.T. : Institute for Aboriginal Development, between 1977 and 1980] 
40 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 30 cm. 

Finke is a name for the community who lives in the Aputula. (The community, which was called Finke until the 1980s, began as a railway siding on the Central Australian Railway). The community takes its name from the usually dry Finke River (one of the oldest river systems in the world dating back 350 million years) that meanders by the area traditionally known as Aputula. The name Aputula is still used by the approximately 160 local Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Luritja, speakers when referring to their community of Finke. Aputula also refers to remote Indigenous Australian community in the Northern Territory of Australia.


Cover title.

Jennifer Campbell, born Oct. 1959, was 18 at time of telling her story (p. 38).

Subjects Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Antakirinya / Antikirinya / Antakarinja language (C5) (SA SG53-14)  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous - Autobiographies.  |  Luritja / Loritja language (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  Outstations / Homelands movement.  |  Employment - Labour market - Women.  |  Warlpiri language (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Luritja / Loritja people (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  History - Oral history.  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Employment - Conditions - Slavery and indentured labour.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers - Drovers / Stockmen.  |  Pitjantjatjara language (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Antakirinya / Antikirinya / Antakarinja people (C5) (SA SG53-14)  |  Finke (N.T.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.  |  Aputula / Finke (South Central NT SG53-06)  |  New Crown (South Central NT SG53-06)  |  Traeger Park (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Henbury (South Central NT SG53-01)  |  Phillip Creek (North NT SE53-14)  |  Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Ntaria / Hermannsburg (South Central NT SF53-13)  |  Andado (SE Central NT Simpson Desert SG53-07)  |  Mimili / Everard Park (SA Central Australia SG53-13)  |  Inyarinyi / Kenmore Park (SA Central Australia SG53-09)  |  Palmer River (South Central NT SG53-01)  |  Erldunda (South Central NT SG53-05)  |  Amoonguna (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Tieyon (SA Central Australia SG53-10)  |  Victory Downs (South Central NT SG53-05)  |  Pukatja / Ernabella (SA Central Australia SG53-09)  |  Charlotte Waters (South Central NT SG53-06)  |  Arltunga (South Central NT SF53-14)
Other authors/contributors Institute for Aboriginal Development (Alice Springs, N.T.)
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Women at Finke.


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