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Songlines : tracking the Seven Sisters / edited by Margo Neale.

Songlines : tracking the Seven Sisters / edited by Margo Neale.
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ISBN 9781921953293
Title Songlines : tracking the Seven Sisters / edited by Margo Neale.
Publisher &/or associated date/s Canberra, ACT : National Museum of Australia Press, 2017.
Description 255 pages : chiefly colour illustrations, maps, portraits ; 29 cm.
Note Published to accompany the exhibition Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, National Museum of Australia, opening 15 September 2017.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 242-245.
Contents Forewords / Inawinytji Williamson, Andrea Mason, Mathew Trinca -- Introduction. -- Alive with the dreaming / Margo Neale -- Walking, talking and painting the songlines -- Martu country. -- Follow their footprints / Kumpaya Girgirba and Ngalangka Nola Taylor -- I play the role of that man Yurla / Muuki Taylor and Desmond Taylor -- Talking Pangkal from a distant tin shed / Nancy Nyanjilpayi Chapman and Marjorie Yates -- The seething landscape / Kim Mahood -- Pangkal songline. -- Painting in the presence of the Jukurrpa -- Parnngurr songline. -- Always walking country / Lynette Wallworth -- This country is us -- An̲angu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara lands. -- Kungkarangkalpa at Walinynga / Stanley Douglas -- On revealing and concealing / Diana Young -- So everyone can see: Kungkarangkalpa inma in Canberra / Diana James -- Kungkarangkalpa and the art of Walinynga / June Ross -- Travelling Kungkarangkalpa / Sarah Kenderdine -- An̲angu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara songline. -- Seven pots for Seven Sisters / Alison Milyika Carroll -- Tjukurpa lives in our minds -- Ngaanyatjarra lands. -- Remembering the old people / Anawari Inpiti Mitchell -- True story this one / Lalla West -- Yours is a straight line ... ours is a circle / Bryony Nicholson -- Kuru Ala songline. -- We're all catching the wind ready to fly -- Wanarn songline. -- He chased them all the way to this country / Bernard Newberry -- Last songs. -- Anyone who paints Tjukurrpa is painting their country / Karen Cooke and Martha Ward -- The last songs of Tjapartji Bates / Darren Jorgensen -- Talking about songlines. -- White man got no dreaming / Margo Neale -- Tracks of the ancestors: from 'walkabout' to 'songlines' / Philip Jones -- The metaphysics of songlines / Mike Smith.
Summary This stunning companion to the National Museum of Australia's blockbuster Indigenous-led exhibition, Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, explores the history and meaning of songlines, the Dreaming or creation tracks that crisscross the Australian continent, of which the Seven Sisters songline is one of the most extensive. Through stunning artworks (many created especially for the exhibition), story, and in-depth analysis, the book will provide the definitive resource for those interested in finding out more about these complex pathways of spiritual, ecological, economic, cultural, and ontological knowledge - the stories 'written in the land'.
Subjects Stories and motifs - Seven Sisters
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- South Australia
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Australia
Creation -- Mythology -- Australia
Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Exhibitions
Other Authors &/or Associated Persons Neale, Margo (editor.)
Other Corporate Bodies National Museum of Australia
Call number NMA 2017
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National Museum of Australia publications (loan copy) . Available to Museum Staff .  
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