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[Marra, Marranbala Country] / Simon Normand 2004
Bib ID 8172492
Format MapMap [cartographic image, sheet]
Author
Normand, Simon, artist, cartographer
 
Scale Scale not given (E 135°15ʹ--E 135°43'/S 14°44ʹ--S 15°21ʹ). 
Description [Ngukurr, N.T.] : [Ngukurr Language Centre?], 2004 
1 map : inkjet print in colour on varnished canvas ; 137 x 110 cm 
Biography/History

Simon Normand is a sculptor, printmaker, painter, photographer, author and environmentalist. He has lived and worked with elders in southern Arnhem Land for over 25 years and has worked with Marra, Yanyuwa, Warndarrang, Nunggubuyu, Waagilak and other Elders to paint maps which show local cultural knowledge and stories for Country. His on-going cultural mapping projects in collaboration with the Ngukurr community on the Roper River document a long time love affair with the landscape of the Northern Territory and the first peoples who still intimately “hold on to” one of the most remote and unknown parts of Australia.

Notes

Map of Limmen National Park region, Northern Territory showing rivers, creeks, swamps, water holes, and tracks.

At lower left margin: Songlines in consultation with August Sandy, Maureen Thompson, Dan Thompson, Roger Rogers, Henry Rogers, Robin Rogers, Kevin Rogers, Cherrie Daniels, Donald Blitner, Godfrey Blitner, Frida Roberts, John Joshua, Joyce Dirdi, Hazel Farrell, Norma Joshua, Bessie and Fannie Nunggamadjbarr, Michelle Huddlestone"

"Murrungunl, Guyal, Burdal, Mambali, Murrungun"

"Information in the map is interpreted as told to Simon Normand, the artist appreciates that information may vary according to source"--Page 13 from book titled Stonecountry to Saltwater : recent artwork & stories from Ngukurr, Arnhem Land.

The map is intended as ongoing visual records based on songs and stories shared over time with many the of the people who live around the Roper region.

Includes illustrations.

Mara language (Australia)

Reproduction Reproduction of original map. Melbourne, Victoria : Simon Normand, 2020. 
Subjects Stories and motifs  |  Sites - Dreaming tracks  |  Mara / Marra people (N112) (NT SD53-11)  |  Mara / Marra language (N112) (NT SD53-11)  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Gulf of Carpentaria Region -- Maps.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Limmen National Park Region -- Maps.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Limmen Bight River Region -- Maps.  |  Limmen National Park Region (N.T.) -- Maps.  |  Limmen Bight River Region (N.T.) -- Maps.  |  Gulf of Carpentaria Region (N.T.) -- Maps.  |  Limmen National Park (North NT SD53-15)  |  Gulf of Carpentaria (SD53, SD54, SE54)  |  Australian
Time Coverage 2004 
Form/genre Thematic maps.
Other authors/contributors Ngukurr Language Centre

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