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Yiwarra kuju : the Canning Stock Route /

by Davenport, Carly [contributor of essay]; La Fontaine, Monique [contributor of essay]; Carty, John [contributor of essay]; National Museum of Australia [host institution].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: 1st ed.Description: xxiv, 231 pages : color illustrations map, portraits ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781876944780 (pbk.).Other title: Canning Stock Route.Subject(s): National Museum of Australia -- Exhibitions | Stock routes -- Western Australia -- Exhibitions | Community arts projects -- Western Australia -- Canning Stock Route | Canning Stock Route (WA) -Exhibitions | Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Canning Stock Route -- Social life and customs -- Exhibitions | Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Canning Stock Route -- Exhibitions | Art - Exhibitions | Art - Artists | History - Biographies - Indigenous | Sites - Dreaming tracks | Culture - Relationship to land | Stories and motifs - Seven Sisters | Religion - Dreaming | Stories and motifs - Cultural heroes | Stories and motifs - Devils, monsters, evil spirits, hairy men, bunyips | Stories and motifs - Rainbow serpent | Stories and motifs - Kangaroos / Wallabies | Stories and motifs - Water sources | Sites -- Dreaming tracks | Culture -- Relationship to land | Stories and motifs -- Seven Sisters | Religion -- Dreaming | Stories and motifs -- Cultural heroes | Stories and motifs -- Devils, monsters, evil spirits, hairy men, bunyips | Stories and motifs -- Rainbow serpent | Stories and motifs -- Kangaroos -- Wallabies | Stories and motifs -- Water sources | History -- Biographies -- Indigenous | Art -- Exhibitions | Art -- Artists | Art, Aboriginal Australian | Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Canning Stock Route (W.A.) -- Exhibitions | Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Canning Stock Route (W.A.) -- Social life and customs -- Exhibitions | Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Exhibitions | Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Canning Stock Route -- Exhibitions | Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Canning Stock Route -- Social life and customs -- Exhibitions | Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia -- Exhibitions | Canning Stock Route (W.A.), in art | Kumpupirntily / Lake Disappointment (Little Sandy Desert WA SF51-14) | Western Australia -- Canning Stock Route | Kumpupirntily -- Lake Disappointment (Little Sandy Desert WA SF51-14) | Canning Stock Route (W.A.) -- Exhibitions | Canning Stock Route (WA SF51, SG51)
Contents:
Pt. 1: The essays. The story behind the Canning Stock Route Project / Carly Davenport -- Listening to country: the inseparable links between family and Dreaming on the "Cannin Stock Road" / Monique la Fontaine -- Drawing a line in the sand: the Canning Stock Route and contemporary art / John Carty -- Of mining and meat: the story of the Canning Stock Route -- Pt. 2: The collection -- Pt. 3: The artists -- Pt. 4: Contributors.
Summary: The Aboriginal people of Australias Western Desert lived in their homelands for thousands of years. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the expansion of the Western Australian mining and pastoral industries led to the surveying of a track along which cattle could be driven from Kimberley stations to markets in the south.
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Includes index.

"Yiwarra Kuju : The Canning Stock Route, an exhibition at the National Museum of Australia, 30 July - 26 January 2010"--T.p. verso.

Pt. 1: The essays. The story behind the Canning Stock Route Project / Carly Davenport -- Listening to country: the inseparable links between family and Dreaming on the "Cannin Stock Road" / Monique la Fontaine -- Drawing a line in the sand: the Canning Stock Route and contemporary art / John Carty -- Of mining and meat: the story of the Canning Stock Route -- Pt. 2: The collection -- Pt. 3: The artists -- Pt. 4: Contributors.

The Aboriginal people of Australias Western Desert lived in their homelands for thousands of years. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the expansion of the Western Australian mining and pastoral industries led to the surveying of a track along which cattle could be driven from Kimberley stations to markets in the south.

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