Mayarni-kari Yurrk

More Stories from Gurindji Country
Price: $40.00

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The Gurindji people hold a secure place in Australian history. Their 1966 strike for better pay and conditions on the pastoral station that had forced them into indentured labour attracted national interest and became famous as the Wave Hill Walk Off. The strike developed into a claim for ownership of their traditional lands.
Gurindji culture has a strong oral storytelling tradition, from ancient to recent times: Dreamtime stories for ceremony and entertainment, and anecdotes told for fun as part of everyday life. The selected stories in Mayarni-kari Yurrk, presented in both Gurindji and English, capture this tradition and provide a captivating insight into Gurindji history and life.


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Ronnie Wavehill
Dandy Danbayarri
Blanche Bulngari
Pincher Nyurrmiari
Banjo Ryan
Violet Wadrill
Connie Ngarmeiye
Topsy Dodd Ngarnjal
Biddy Wavehill Yamawurr


Erika Charola
Felicity Meakins

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Full Colour

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Perfect Bound
Dimensions: 298 mm × 8 mm × 210 mm
Weight: 3 kg
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Thursday, December 1, 2016