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Desert crafts : Anangu Maruku punu / Jennifer Isaacs.

Desert crafts : Anangu Maruku punu / Jennifer Isaacs.
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ISBN 0868244740
Author Isaacs, Jennifer, 1946-
Title Desert crafts : Anangu Maruku punu / Jennifer Isaacs.
Publisher &/or associated date/s Sydney : Doubleday, 1992.
Description x, 149 p. : col. ill., maps, ports. ; 29 cm.
Note Includes index.
" ... produced with the co-operation of Maruku Arts and Crafts ..."--p. [v]
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 141.
Contents Foreword / Tony Tjamiwa -- Introduction -- Section One. Anangu and the Lands: 1. Anangu; 2. Desert environment; 3. Uluru and Katatjuta; 4. Struggle for the lands; Piltati: the two sisters; Kuniya: the snake woman -- Section Two. Desert Crafts: 5. The Maruku story; 6. Diary of a Maruku buying trip; The crow women; The emu man; Tjurutjuru: Mount Davies -- Section Three. Working with our Hands: 7. Anangu Maruku; 8. Hunting Kuka: Kulata and Miru; 9. War and peace: Kuturu and Tjutinypa, Timpilypa and Kali; 10. Women's work: Wira and Wana; 11. Desert animals; 12. Seed necklaces; 13. Kanti and Kiti: quartz and resin; 14. Woolwork and adapted crafts; 15. Painting; Wati Ngintaka: the perentie man; Kungkarangkalpa: the seven sisters -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Appendix. Plants used by Anangu for craft.
Summary Introduction to Anangu people, defined as Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatjara but including Matutjara and Ngaatjatjara; outstations and use of modern technology there; Uluru and Katatjuta; outline of struggle for land rights; founding of Pitjantjatjara council; brief outlines of several myths; attitudes and responses of Anangu to tourists; development of woodcarving and craft industry; Amata Craft Centre; foundations and role of Maruku; details of craft purchasing trip; Anangu knowledge and use of natural resources; manufacturing techniques; innovative practices; introduced crafts such as knitting, weaving, rugmaking, batik; vocabulary for tools, weapons and materials.
Subjects Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- Art
Yankunytjatjara (Australian people) -- Art
Ngaanyatjara (Australian people) -- Art
Other Corporate Bodies Maruku Arts and Crafts
Call number 704.0399150942 ISA
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