Songspirals: Sharing Women's Wisdom of Country Through Songlines

Awards:   Long-listed for Best Designed Nonfiction Book 2020 (Australia) Long-listed for Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2020 (Australia) Short-listed for Australian Book Design Awards 2020 (Australia) Short-listed for Best Non-fiction 2020 (Australia)
Author:   Laklak Burarrwanga ,  Ritjilili Ganambarr ,  Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs ,  Banbapuy Ganambarr
Publisher:   Allen & Unwin
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9781760633219


Pages:   336
Publication Date:   05 August 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Awards

  • Long-listed for Best Designed Nonfiction Book 2020 (Australia)
  • Long-listed for Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2020 (Australia)
  • Short-listed for Australian Book Design Awards 2020 (Australia)
  • Short-listed for Best Non-fiction 2020 (Australia)

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Author:   Laklak Burarrwanga ,  Ritjilili Ganambarr ,  Merrkiyawuy Ganambarr-Stubbs ,  Banbapuy Ganambarr
Publisher:   Allen & Unwin
Imprint:   Allen & Unwin
Weight:   0.480kg
ISBN:  

9781760633219


ISBN 10:   1760633216
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   05 August 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

PART 1: Wuymirri Chapter 1: Mum Chapter 2: Country Chapter 3: Mapping Chapter 4: Becoming together Chapter 5: Harmonising Gumatj and Warramirri versions PART 2: Wukun Chapter 1: Gathering of the Clouds Chapter 2: Singing the clouds Chapter 3: Clouds forming Chapter 4: Thundercloud Chapter 5: Clouds separating Chapter 6: Raining PART 3: Guwak Chapter 1: Being a messenger Chapter 2: Sky Country Chapter 3: This is political Chapter 4: The spirits are in everything Chapter 5: Living in today's world PART 4: Wititj Chapter 1: Settling of the Serpent Chapter 2: Belonging and longing to be with Country Chapter 3: Wapitja Chapter 4: Women's knowledge and wisdom PART 5: Gong-gurtha Chapter 1: Keepers of the flame Chapter 2: Passing it on to the kids Chapter 3: The fire on the horizon Chapter 4: Order Chapter 5: Connecting generations Ending with the wind Glossary Acknowledgements Notes Index

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Gay'wu Group of Women is the 'dilly bag women's group', a deep collaboration between five Yolngu women and three non-Aboriginal women over a decade. They are all co-authors of Weaving Lives Together at Bawaka, North East Arnhem Land and a book for young adults, Welcome to My Country.

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