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A town like Mparntwe : a guide to the dreaming tracks and sites of Alice Springs / by David Brooks for Mparntwe people ; illustrations by Shawn Dobson
Bib ID 7045328
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Brooks, David, 1950- author
 
Uniform Title Arrernte landscape of Alice Springs
Description Alice Springs, NT : Jukurrpa Books, 2013 
©1991 
iv, 28 pages : illustrations, one map ; 15 cm 
Invalid ISBN 9781864650457 (paperback)
Series

Jukurrpa pocket book.

Summary

Built on the land the Arrernte people call Mparntwe, Alice Springs is the place where caterpillar beings originated and where mountain ranges were formed by wild-dog fights. A town like Mparntwe takes you on a journey through Alice Springs that shows you how a Arrernte person sees the country. This new edition of the book originally called The Arrernte Landscape tells the stories of Altyerre, 'the Dreamtime', and describes the travels of the ancestral beings as they made the world. A map, illustrations and skyline drawings show you the acncestor's Dreaming tracks and the sites they created in the Alice Springs area. --Back cover.

Notes

First published in 1991 as The Arrernte landscape. This edition published in 2003, reprinted 2007, 2013 --T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references: (page 28)

Subjects Aranda (Australian people) -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs -- Folklore.  |  Sacred space -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs.  |  Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.  |  Alice Springs (N.T.) -- Folklore.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Dobson, Shawn, illustrator
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