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Australia's aborigines

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.); WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, 1988.
Series: National Geographic Society special.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a spectacularly beautiful and remote corner of northern Australia, a handful of people are living in the twilight of their culture. After 40,000 years, the Gagudju Aborigines are transferring the knowledge of their mysterious culture to what may be their last generation. Travel to their distant land to meet the tribal elders, explore the ancient myths of the Dreamtime, and see the extraordinary wildlife that  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.); WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
OCLC Number: 29234375
Credits: Executive producers, Dennis B. Kane, Thomas Skinner; produced and photographed by Stanley Breeden, Belinda Wright; written by Stanley Breeden; edited by Berry Nye; music by Terry Oldfield.
Performer(s): Richard Kiley.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: National Geographic Society special.
Responsibility: produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED/Pittsburgh.

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In a spectacularly beautiful and remote corner of northern Australia, a handful of people are living in the twilight of their culture. After 40,000 years, the Gagudju Aborigines are transferring the knowledge of their mysterious culture to what may be their last generation. Travel to their distant land to meet the tribal elders, explore the ancient myths of the Dreamtime, and see the extraordinary wildlife that inspires their sacred rock paintings.
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