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The Arrernte landscape of Alice Springs / by David Brooks for Mparntwe people ; illustrations by Shawn Dobson
Bib ID 3043316
Format BookBook
Author
Brooks, David, 1950-
 
Description Alice Springs, N.T. : Institute for Aboriginal Development, c1991 
24 p. : ill., 1 map ; 15 x 21 cm. 
ISBN 0949659622
Summary

Totemic significance and stories of the environment around Alice Springs, Mparntwe; and the changes that have taken place there; Caterpillar beings; Wild dog creator being; sites viewed from Anzac Hill; sites viewed from Annie Meyer Hill; in the construction of Barrett Drive Ntarlkarle Tyaneme, a site registered under the Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act was dynamited and bulldozed; charges were laid but it was found that the Act was not binding on the Crown; site where visiting caterpillars from Mount Zeil held cerermonies with the Yeperenye caterpillars.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 24.

Subjects Aranda (Australian people) -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs -- Folklore.  |  Sacred sites (Aboriginal Australian) -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs.  |  Sites - Ceremonial grounds.  |  Religion - Totemism.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Stories and motifs - Mythological beings.  |  Stories and motifs - Creation / Cosmology.  |  Sites - Conservation and protection.  |  Stories and motifs - Caterpillars.  |  Stories and motifs - Dingoes / dogs.  |  Alice Springs (N.T.) -- Folklore.  |  Tharrarltneme / Annie Meyer Hill (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Atnelkentyarliweke / Anzac Hill (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Mount Zeil (South Central NT SF53-13)
Other authors/contributors Dobson, Shawn  |  Institute for Aboriginal Development (Alice Springs, N.T.)

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