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Antarrengeny awely : Alyawarr women's songs from Antarrengeny / Katie Kemarr Morton and Mary Kemarr Morton ; with Myfany Turpin and Alison Ngamerle Ross
Bib ID 6388697
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume, audio disc]
Kemarr Morton, Katie, author, singer
Description Batchelor, NT : Batchelor Press, 2013 
iv, 108 pages : colour illustrations, colour portraits, music ; 21 cm + 1 audio disc (CD ; 12 cm) + 1 video disc (DVD ; 12 cm, in plastic case 19 x 14 x 1 cm) 
ISBN 9781741312737

"This book is about the women's awely ceremony that belongs to the Antarrengeny land-holding group. It is for Antarrengeny people, so that they can learn about their songs, history and ancestors. In this book Mary and Katie 'Kili' Morton, two of the senior custodians of Antarrengeny, sing and explain their awely songs with the assistance of other relatives..."--Introduction, page1.

Full contents
  • Text
  • CD (57 sound tracks)
  • DVD: 1. Antarrengeny tyepety-akert: a story about the women from Antarrengeny (ca. 18 min.) ; 2. Antarrengeny awely: Alyawarr women's songs from Antarrengeny performed in 2011 (ca. 27 min.).

"The songs, stories and images in this book, and in the accompanying DVD, contain traditional knowledge of the Alyawarr people of Antarrengeny, and have been presented and published with the consent of the knowledge custodians..."--title page verso.

Musical notation accompanying lyrics of each song shows rhythm only (no pitch).

Accompanying CD attached to inside of back cover.

Includes bibliographical references.

In Alyawarra, with English translations; musical notation.

Digital content preserved.

Subjects Songs, Alyawarra.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Music.  |  Alyawarra (Australian people) -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- History.  |  Music - Vocal - Group - Female.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Botany.  |  Music - Vocal - Clan songs.  |  Alyawarr / Alyawarre language (C14) (NT SF53-07)  |  Alyawarr / Alyawarre people (C14) (NT SF53-07)  |  Ceremonies - Women.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Antarrengeny / Indaringinya (SE Central NT SF53-07)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Kemarr Morton, Mary, author, singer  |  Turpin, Myfany, 1972- compiler  |  Ngamerle Ross, Alison, compiler
Copyright information © Songs and interpretations: Mary Kemarr Morton, Katie Kemarr Morton and other Antaarengeny awely custodians. © Compiled by: Myfany Turpin and Alison Ngamperle Ross. 
Available From Batchelor Press, c/- Post Office, Batchelor NT 0845; website: 


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