Iwenhe Tyerrtye: What It Means to Be an Aboriginal Person

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Written from the heart of Australia’s central deserts by a respected Arrernte elder, this account explains the Australian Aboriginal approach to kinship in personal and poetic terms. Revealing a sophisticated and robust culture deeply connected to its native land, this book describes the far-reaching and penetrating organization of every respectful relationship such as those between family members, amongst the society as a whole, and with regard to the denizen plants and animals. Through story-telling, the aboriginal community as well as non-Indigenous peoples will come to appreciate this fascinating culture.

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Veronica Perrurle Dobson is a widely respected Arrernte elder and noted translator, interpreter, and teacher. Barry McDonald Perrurle is a teacher. For the past six years, he has assisted in the education of Aboriginal interpreters in remote communities in the Northern Territory and South Australia. Margaret Kemarre Turner is an Aboriginal woman, a language interpreter, a cofounder of the Irrkerlantye Learning Center, and a former language and culture teacher at the Institute for Aboriginal Development. She is the recipient of the Medal of Order of Australia and the coauthor of Bush Foods.

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"A beautiful and remarkable work that speaks eloquently from the deep roots of Margaret's land and ancestors. It provides invaluable principles and guidance for everyone that aims to live in grace with this land wherever we may come from."  —Neil Murray, author, My Island Home

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