"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.