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Yirawala: Painter Of The Dreaming

Holmes, Sandra Le Brun
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Biography of an internationally acclaimed traditional Aboriginal Australian painter. Tells of his struggle to prevent Aboriginal sacred paintings being sold overseas, and his fight to protect his tribal lands in his role as elder of the Gunwinggu tribe. Includes colour plates and explanations of a series of 139 ceremonial paintings. The author is a well-known maker of documentary films on Aboriginal life. pp. 160 illusts ISBN 10: 0340549653ISBN 13: 9780340549650 #0817X/0720


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AuthorHolmes, Sandra Le Brun
PublisherHodder and Stoughton
Year Published1992
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket