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Life stories interwoven with over 700 stunning photographs and reproductions form a journey with these women sharing their country and culture. They are all storytellers, dancers, singers, healers and artists. The stories are told in their own words and their languages are represented.
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Book Description Aborginal Studies Press, Canberra, Australia, 1997. Pictorial Softcover. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. A VERY GOOD, clean, tight, scholar/collector-worthy copy. PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED in full color photograhy. Translated to English by Tjama Freda Napanangka and Patricia Lee Napangarti. From the Introduction: "Yarrtji is the initiative of six senior Ngarti and Kukatja women who are living at Yaka Yaka and Balgo communities on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia. The women want to share their life stories with a wider Aboriginal and non Aboriginal audience by conveying their experiences, perceptions, beliefs, values and conections to the land. The stories are told in the women's own words. The authors are Tjama Freda Napanangka, Kuninyi Rita Nampitjin, Payi Payi Napangarti, Martingale Mudgedel Napanangka, Nanyuma Dingle Napanangka and Millie Skeen Nampitjin, all of whom are senior Aboriginal Law women and custodians of their country." 204 pages. *NOTE: Due to size and weight of the book significant additional shipping cost will be required for out-of-U.S. shipment. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 007224
Book Description Aboriginal Studies Press, 2000. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Book is in very good shape, with clean crisp pages, tight binding. Minor corner and edge wear, some rubbing to covers, light overall wear/aging. Otherwise, a nice sturdy copy. Due to size, shipping may be more than quoted. Seller Inventory # 915001