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Ngurunderi, an aboriginal dreaming the culture of the Ngarrindjeri people /

by South Australian Museum; Jones, Philip; South Australian Museum [host institution].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 32 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour), portraits (some colour) ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9780724384938; 0724384936 :.Subject(s): Aborigines, Australian -- South Australia -- Social life and customs | Narrinyeri (Australian people) -- Antiquities | Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- History | Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Antiquities | Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Religion | Ngarrindjeri (Australian people) -- Social life and customs | Sites - Dreaming tracks | Hunting, gathering and fishing | Law - Indigenous | Sites - Excavations | Technology | Religion | Daily life | Social organisation | Stories and motifs - Cultural heroes | Art - Economic aspects - Markets - Market places | Ngarrindjeri / Narrinjeri people (S69) (SA SI54-13) | Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- South Australia -- Social life and customs | Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Legends | Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Fleurieu Peninsula | Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs | Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Social life and customs | Narrinyeri (Australian people) -- Social life and customs | Coorong (SE SA SI54-13, SJ54-02) | Raukkan / Point McLeay (SE SA SI54-13) | Encounter Bay (SE SA SI54-13) | Kangaroo Island (SE SA SI53-16) | River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)
Contents:
Introduction -- Exhibition plan -- Ngurunderi's dreaming track -- The Ngurunderi dreaming -- Bark canoes -- A dinner camp 5000 years of history -- The Murray River a Ngarrindjeri landscape -- Fishing -- Making fishing nets -- Hunting and food gathering -- Hunting water birds -- Plant medicine -- Families, clans and land -- Shelter and clothing -- Preparing food -- Initiation -- Games and play -- Wood-carving -- Basketry -- Reeds and grass-trees -- Family land -- Conflict and law -- The ancient tools of Wyrie Swamp -- Parnka midden -- Ramong (Encounter Bay) -- Kangaroo Island an archaeological mystery -- Death and the afterlife -- Ngarrindjeri people today.
Summary: Catalogue prepared to accompany an exhibition of the culture of the Ngarrindjeri people of the lower Murray and Coorong areas of South Australia; brief account of the Ngurunderi Dreaming; traditional life and ceremonies; family customs; technology; conflict and law; the ancient tools of Wyrie Swamp; provides information about what can be learned from a midden; photographs and paintings from around Ramong (Encounter Bay); includes brief information on the Ngarrindjeri people today.
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Introduction -- Exhibition plan -- Ngurunderi's dreaming track -- The Ngurunderi dreaming -- Bark canoes -- A dinner camp 5000 years of history -- The Murray River a Ngarrindjeri landscape -- Fishing -- Making fishing nets -- Hunting and food gathering -- Hunting water birds -- Plant medicine -- Families, clans and land -- Shelter and clothing -- Preparing food -- Initiation -- Games and play -- Wood-carving -- Basketry -- Reeds and grass-trees -- Family land -- Conflict and law -- The ancient tools of Wyrie Swamp -- Parnka midden -- Ramong (Encounter Bay) -- Kangaroo Island an archaeological mystery -- Death and the afterlife -- Ngarrindjeri people today.

Catalogue prepared to accompany an exhibition of the culture of the Ngarrindjeri people of the lower Murray and Coorong areas of South Australia; brief account of the Ngurunderi Dreaming; traditional life and ceremonies; family customs; technology; conflict and law; the ancient tools of Wyrie Swamp; provides information about what can be learned from a midden; photographs and paintings from around Ramong (Encounter Bay); includes brief information on the Ngarrindjeri people today.

Accompanies exhibition held in the South Australian museum.

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