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The Arrernte landscape : a guide to the Dreaming tracks and sites of Alice Springs / by David Brooks for Mparntwe people ; illustrations by Shawn Dobson
Bib ID 555260
Format BookBook
Author
Brooks, David, 1950-
 
Description Alice Springs, N.T. : Institute for Aboriginal Development, 1995, c1991 
24 p. : ill., map ; 15 x 21 cm. 
ISBN 0949659622 (paperback)
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 ceremonies with the Yeperenye caterpillars.

Notes

"First published in 1991 as The Arrente Landscape of Alice Springs" -- t.pverso.

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

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