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Author: David Mowaljarlai; Jutta Malnic
Publisher: Broome, W.A. : Magabala Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : New edView all editions and formats
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In a remarkable collaboration, Aboriginal elder David Mowaljarlai and photographer Jutta Malnic rekindle a story that reaches back 60,000 years, constituting the oldest memory of humankind. Yorro Yorro is the story of Wandjina creation spirits and their transformation into ancestor beings and eventually into human form. It is a testament to the cumulative knowledge of the Wandjina people of the remote Kimberley  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mowaljarlai, David, approximately 1928-
Yorro Yorro.
Broome, W.A. : Magabala Books, 2001
(DLC) 2002392269
(OCoLC)49611348
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Mowaljarlai; Jutta Malnic
ISBN: 9781922142245 1922142247 9781922142252 1922142255
OCLC Number: 903900119
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 233 pages) : color illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Cultural Sensitivity; Contents; Foreword; Publisher's Note; Preface; Introduction; Map; Part 1: A Journey to the Stars; 1. Start; 2. Towards the Little Lights; 3. Snakes; 4. Rambud; 5. Turnback; 6. Sydney; 7. Derby; 8. The Wunnan; 9. Kalumburu; 10. The Shield around the Light; 11. Angguban --
the Cloud Dreaming; 12. Mowaela --
the Duelling Place; 13. Waanangga --
the Sugarbag Site; 14. A Hunting Diversion; 15. Alwayu --
Dreaming of Daylight and Darkness; 16. The Old Pelican; 17. The Track Wandjinas; Part 2: Mowaljarlai; 18. Young Days; 19. Mission Training; 20. War. 21. US Marine22. Great Changes; Part 3: Lalai; 23. Creation in the Kimberley; 24. The Earth Serpent; 25. Law; 26. Dulugun; With Argula to Dulugun; Another Argula Story; Getting Locked Up in the Underworld; You Can't Escape Your Life Record; 27. Songs; How the Crocodile Brought Fire; Wunggu Wodarre Yallinballi Ngagnari; The Seaplane that Fell Down; 28. Healing; 29. The Flood; 30. Bandaiyan --
Corpus Australis; 31. A Wandjina Died; 32. Guyan Guyan; Appendices; 1. Features of a Wandjina; 2. Waanangga, Sugarbag; 3. Time Periods; 4. Bandaiyan, Corpus Australis. Glossary of Ngarinyin, Worrorra, WunambalGlossary of other words; Index of Illustrations; General Index.
Responsibility: Mowaljarlai, Jutta Malnic.

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In a remarkable collaboration, Aboriginal elder David Mowaljarlai and photographer Jutta Malnic rekindle a story that reaches back 60,000 years, constituting the oldest memory of humankind. Yorro Yorro is the story of Wandjina creation spirits and their transformation into ancestor beings and eventually into human form. It is a testament to the cumulative knowledge of the Wandjina people of the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia. Yorro Yorro contains more than 120 superb colour photographs, including extraordinary examples of Wandjina rock paintings taken by Jutta Malnic. It also inc.

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