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Uw Oykangand Oy berr : traditional bush medicine from the Kunjen of Kowanyama / Alma Luke with Myrtle Luke and Bernadette Boscacci
Bib ID 5664255
Format BookBook
Author
Luke, Alma
 
Description Thuringowa, Qld. : Black Ink Press, 2011 
79 p. : chiefly col. ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9781921843112
Summary

For anyone interested in learning about bush medicines and how to use them for healing. As well as colour photographs, it contains anecdotal healing tales, and simple descriptions for processing these medicines. Alma's story also gives cultural and historical insights into the Oykangand (Kunjen) people of Kowanyama in the Gulf of Carpenteria.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 76)

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Medicine.  |  Traditional medicine -- Queensland.  |  Medicinal plants -- Queensland.  |  Kunjen / Ogh-Undyan language (Y83) (Qld SE54-04)  |  Language - Vocabulary - Plant names.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Botany.  |  Kunjen / Ogh-Undyan people (Y83) (Qld SE54-04)  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Kowanyama (Qld NW Cape York SD54-15)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Luke, Myrtle  |  Boscacci, Bernadette
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