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Alcheringa : the eternal dreamtime / Betty Villeminot ; translated from the French by Andrew Riemer ; foreword by Fr. Frank Brennan
Bib ID 3110755
Format BookBook
Author
Villeminot, Betty
 
Description Sydney : Duffy & Snellgrove, 2004 
x, 305 p. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 1876631945 (paperback)
Summary

Written by Betty Villeminot, a French anthropologist who lived in central Australia, Alcheringa tells the story of Nari, an elderly aborigine in the nineteenth century. He recalls the slow destruction of his people and a way of life they believed to be eternal.

Notes

Translation of: Alcheringa : le temps du rêve éternal. Albin Michel, 1997.

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Fiction.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.  |  Aranda (Australian people) -- Fiction.  |  Literature and stories - Fiction.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Literature and stories - Non indigenous.  |  Australia.
Other authors/contributors Riemer, A. P. (Andrew P.)

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