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DVD/VIDEO/FILM

Title People of the Australian Western Desert : a series of films on Western Desert culture / produced by the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

Published Lindfield, N.S.W. : Film Australia, [1992]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store VID  305.89915 PEO Pt.1  VHS video cassette    AVAILABLE
 UniM Store VID  305.89915 PEO Pt.2  VHS video cassette    AVAILABLE
Physical description 2 videocassettes (VHS) (172 minutes ; 130 min.) : sound, black and white (some colour) ; 1/2 in.
Notes Original films produced 1966-1970 by the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit.
Contents v. 1. Pt. 1. Seed cake making (21 min.) -- 2. Gum preparation, stone flaking, Djagamara leaves Badjar (20 min.) -- 4. A family moves camp and gathers food (49 min.) -- 5. Old camp sites at Tika Tika ; Mending cracked dish ; Quandong medical (12 min.) -- 6. Spear making : boys' spear fight (10 min.) -- 7. Spear-thrower making including stone flaking and gum preparation (32 min.) -- 8. Fire making (7 min.) -- 9. Spinning hair string ; Getting water from well ; Binding girl's hair (12 min.) -- 10. Cooking kangaroo (16 min.) -- v. 2. Pt. 12. At Patantja clay pan (53 min.) -- 13.Stone and gum working (24 min.) -- 14. Making a wira (8 min.) -- 15. Mamu (8 min.) -- 16. Headache (5 min.) -- 18. Quandong cake (8 min.) -- 19. Kangaroo cooking at Kunapural (19 min.)
Credits Producer: John Martin-Jones ; photography: Richard Howe Tucker; direction: Ian Dunlop.
Summary 16 films of various lengths depicting the way of life of the Australian Aborigine in the Western Desert.
Other author Dunlop, Ian.
Martin-Jones, John.
Tucker, Richard Howe.
Film Australia (Organization)
Australia. Commonwealth Film Unit.
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Food.
Aboriginal Australians -- Hunting.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.