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Kawarla : how to make a coolamon / Gurindji: Violet Wadrill, Biddy Wavehill Yamawurr ; English: Felicity Meakins ; Artists: Violet Wadrill Nanaku, Biddy Wavehill Yamawurr Japalyi, Jimmy Wavehill Ngawunyja Japalyi, Theresa Yibwoin Nangala, Serena Donald Nimarra, Pauline Ryan Namija ; Photos: Penny Smith, Peggy Mcqueen, Felicity Meakins, Brenda L. Croft, NT Department of Land Resource Management ; Additional help: Tamara Smiler Nangala, Kenny Ricky Janama, George Sambo Jangala
Bib ID 6675670
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume, videodisc]
Author
Wadrill, Violet, author
 
Description Batchelor, NT : Batchelor Press, 2015 
©2015 
48 pages : coloured illustrations, 1 coloured map, coloured portraits ; 23 x 29 cm + 1 DVD (12 cm) 
ISBN 9781741312959 (paperback)
Technical Details

System requirements: DVD or PC with a DVD drive and a multimedia player. 

video file : DVD video 

Summary

"The Kawarla: how to make a coolamon book and accompanying DVD shows how coolamons are carved and the types of trees and tools used to make them. Coolamons are an important part of Gurindji culture. They are used to carry young babies, collect bush foods and medicines and thery have an important place in many ceremonies" -- cover.

Full contents
  • Preface
  • Gurindji language and culture series
  • How we made the book
  • How to read this book
  • Ngurnalu yusim mana kawarla / What we use coolamons for
  • Ngurnalu mana karnti kawarla-wu / Collecting wood to make coolamons
  • Ngurnalu ngarlapi panana kawarla / Carving the coolamon wood
  • Ngurnalu manana punup kawarla / Painting the coolamons
  • Gurindji to English word list.
 
Notes

"The Kawarla: how to make a coolamon book and accompanying DVD shows how coolamons are carved and the types of trees and tools used to make them. Coolamons are an important part of Gurindji culture. They are used to carry young babies, collect bush foods and medicines and thery have an important place in many ceremonies"--Back cover.

In Gurindji and English.

Digital content preserved

Subjects Implements, utensils, etc. -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Implements -- Australia.  |  Gurindji language -- History.  |  Gurindji language (C20) (NT SE52-08)  |  Art - Crafts.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Gurindji people (C20) (NT SE52-08)  |  Technology - Containers - Coolamons.  |  Art - Carving and engraving.  |  Art - Painting.  |  Daguragu / Kalkaringi / Wave Hill (Central NT SE52-08)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Yamawurr, Biddy Wavehill, author, artist  |  Meakins, Felicity, translator  |  Wavehill, Jimmy, artist  |  Nangala, Theresa Yibwoin, artist  |  Nimarra, Serena Donald, artist  |  Namija, Paulin Ryan, artist  |  Smith, Penny, 1940- photographer  |  Macqueen, Peggy, photographer  |  Crolft, Brenda L., photographer  |  Northern Territory. Department of Land Resource Management, photographer
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