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Their shining Eldorado : a journey through Australia / by Elspeth Huxley
Bib ID 509228
Format BookBook
Author
Huxley, Elspeth Joscelin Grant, 1907-
 
Description London : Chatto & Windus, 1967 
382 p., [21] p. of plates : ill., maps (1 folded) ; 23 cm. 
Summary

p.249-51; Condition of natives (Katherine), equal pay in N.T.; p.264-8; Voting rights, education, assimilation; p.269-84; Snake Bay settlement (Tiwi), Welfare policies; Brief notes on Oenpelli rock art, dancing, didgeridoo playing, legends p.296; Namatjira; p.297-8; Ayers Rock - a religious shrine of Pitjandjaras, conception beliefs, ritual objects, circumcision; p.301-2; Pinturbi; p.3024; Settlements, missions, Welfare, education.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 369-371.

Subjects Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Reproduction - Conception.  |  Politics and Government - Elections.  |  Pintupi people (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Employment - Conditions - Wages.  |  Music - Instruments - Wind - Didjeridu.  |  Art - Rock art.  |  Tiwi people (N20) (NT SC52-16)  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  Initiation - Circumcision.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- 1951-1975.  |  Milikapiti / Snake Bay (Melville Island NT SC52-16)  |  Gunbalanya / Oenpelli (West Arnhem Land NT SD53-01)  |  Katherine (NT Top End SD53-09)  |  Uluru / Ayers Rock (South Central NT SG52-08)

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