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Keeping the Wanjinas fresh : Sam Woolagoodja and the enduring power of Lalai / Valda Blundell & Donny Woolagoodja with members of the Mowanjum Aboriginal Community
Bib ID 3255330
Format BookBook
Author
Blundell, Valda 1941-
 
Description Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2005 
293 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 1920731687
Summary

Story of Donny Woolagoodja, son of Sam Woolagoodja; learning the stories of the Wanjina and Lalai; shift from Kumunya Mission to Mawanjum; paintings as title to land; repainting at rock art sites; plates of Wanjina paintings by Donny Woolagoodja and other artists; includes photograph of 'Wanjina Awakening Spirit' designed by Donny Wollagoodja and Peter England for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, Sydney, 2000.

Notes

Bibliographical references (p. 279-285) and index.

Subjects Woolagoodja, Sam.  |  Worora (Australian people)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Kimberley.  |  Sport - Olympic Games.  |  Art - Painting.  |  Worrorra people (K17) (WA SD51-16)  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous.  |  Stories and motifs - Wandjina.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Art - Rock art.  |  Stories and motifs - Ancestor spirits.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation - 1851-  |  Mowanjum (WA West Kimberley SE51-07)  |  Kunmunya (WA West Kimberley SE51-07)
Other authors/contributors Woolagoodja, Donny, 1947-  |  Fremantle Arts Centre Press  |  Mowanjum Aboriginal Community
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