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Sacred places in Australia / text by James Cowan ; photographs by Colin Beard
Bib ID 2888029
Format BookBook
Author
Cowan, James, 1942-
 
Description East Roseville, N.S.W. : Simon & Schuster Australia, 1991 
232 p. : col. ill., 1 map ; 29 cm. 
ISBN 073180192X
Summary

Dreaming stories from Valley of the Boomerangs, Carnarvon Gorge; Herring Bone Country, Pilbara; Depuch Island; Kimberley; Bungle Bungles; Katherine; Goose Camp, Northern Territory; Haast Bluff; Tanami Desert; Uluru; Katatjuta (the Olgas); Mootwingee; rock paintings; rock engravings; sky heroes.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 232.

Subjects Sacred space -- Australia.  |  Sacred space -- Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Religion.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Religion -- Pictorial works.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Pictorial works.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Sites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Art - Rock painting.  |  Stories and motifs - Rock outcrops.  |  Art - Rock engraving.  |  Stories and motifs - Cultural heroes.  |  Tanami Desert (Central NT SE52, SE53, SF52, SF53)  |  Kata Tjuta / Olgas (South Central NT SG52-08)  |  Carnarvon Range (SW Qld SG55-07)  |  Katherine (NT Top End SD53-09)  |  Haasts Bluff / Ikuntji (South Central NT SF52-16)  |  Ikuntji / Haasts Bluff (South Central NT SF52-16)  |  Mutawintji / Mootwingee / Mutanie (NW NSW SH54-15)  |  Purnululu / Bungle Bungles (WA East Kimberley SE52-06)  |  Depuch Island (WA West Pilbara SF50-03)  |  Uluru / Ayers Rock (South Central NT SG52-08)
Other authors/contributors Beard, Colin

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