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Wandjuk Marika : life story / as told to Jennifer Isaacs
Bib ID 2279737
Format BookBook
Author
Marika, Wandjuk, 1927-1987
 
Description St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 1995 
176 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm. 
ISBN 0702225649 (paperback)
Summary

Biography of Yolngu statesman and artist Wandjuk Marika; impact of World War II, missionaries and anthropologists in Arnhem Land; interactions with mining company Nabalco; land rights; Aboriginal Arts Board; copyright; bark painting; traditional culture; sacred dilly bag; ceremonies; Djankawu-Creation story; crocodile hunting.

Subjects Marika, Wandjuk, 1927-1987.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Biography.  |  Musicians -- Australia -- Biography.  |  Artists, Aboriginal Australian -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- History.  |  Bark painting -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- History.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.  |  Defence - World War II.  |  Art - Artists.  |  Stories and motifs - Crocodiles.  |  Politics and Government - Political action - Land rights.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Boards.  |  Technology - Dilly bags.  |  Religion - Rites - Djankawu creation.  |  Law - Intellectual property.  |  Yolngu people (NT SD53)  |  Hunting - Crocodile.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Art - Bark painting.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Land rights - Mining industry.  |  Nhulunbuy / Gove (East Arnhem Land NTSD53-04)  |  Nhulunbuy / Gove (East Arnhem Land NT SD53-04)
Other authors/contributors Isaacs, Jennifer, 1946-

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