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Time before morning : art and myth of the Australian Aborigines / Louis A. Allen
Bib ID 246224
Format BookBook
Author
Allen, Louis A
 
Description New York : Crowell, c1975 
xii, 304 p., [9] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0690009992
Summary

Bark paintings, carved figures and grave poles from Oenpelli, Milingimbi, Yirrkala, Groote Eylandt, Melville and Bathurst Islands, Port Keats and the Daly River Reserve; associated myths; material collected by the author in N.T.; artist identified.

Full contents Includes index. 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [289]-292.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.  |  Legends -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  Djinang / Dyinang people (N94.1) (NT SD53-02)  |  Art - Artists.  |  Death - Mortuary / funeral ceremonies - Mortuary objects - Poles.  |  Art - Painting - Bark.  |  Bathurst Island (NT SC52-15)  |  Wadeye / Port Keats (Daly River NT Top End SD52-11)  |  Gunbalunya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Yermalner / Melville Island (NT SC52-16)  |  Melville Island / Yermalner (NT SC52-16)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land SD53-02)  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land SD53-04)  |  Daly Waters (North NT SE53-01)  |  Milingimbi (Central Arnhem Land NT SD53-02)

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