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Title People of the Australian Western Desert / produced by the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies.

Published Lindfield, N.S.W. : Film Australia, [1967]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC DVD  305.89915 PEO  disc 1 of 3  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM ERC DVD  305.89915 PEO  disc 2 of 3  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM ERC DVD  305.89915 PEO  disc 3 of 3  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 3 videodiscs (DVD) (298 minutes) : sound, black and white (some colour) ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes Title from discs' label.
Catalogued from container.
Pts. 3, 11 and 17 are not included! They contain restricted men's sacret-sacred material and are only available with special permission.
Contents Disc 1. Pt. 1. Seed cake making (20:24 min.) -- Pt. 2. Gum preparation; Stone flaking; Djagamara leaves Badjar (18:29 min.) -- Pt. 4. Family moves camp and gathers food (46:16 min.) -- Pt. 5. Old camp sites at Tika Tika ; Mending cracked dish ; Quandong medical (10:50 min.) -- Pt.6. Spear making; Boys' spear fight (9:02 min.) -- Disc 2. Pt. 7. Spear-thrower making including stone flaking and gum preparation (32:09 min.) -- Pt. 8. Fire making (6:54 min.) -- Pt. 9. Spinning hair string; Getting water from a well; Binding girl's hair (11:44 min.) -- Pt. 10. Cooking kangaroo (16:02 min.) -- Pt. 12. At Patantja clay pan (52:41 min.) -- Disc 3. Pt. 13. Stone and gum working (24:11 min.) -- Pt. 14. Making a wira (8:31 min.) -- Pt. 15. Mamu (7:32 min.) -- Pt. 16. Headache (5:11 min.) -- Pt. 18. Quandong cake (8:10 min.) -- Pt. 19. Kangaroo cooking at Kunapural (18:42 min.)
Credits Producer: John Martin-Jones ; photography: Richard Howe Tucker; direction: Ian Dunlop.
Summary " In 1965 and 1967, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies sponsored film trips by the the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit to the Western Desert region of Australia. The object of these trips was to film the daily life of nomadic Aboriginal people living in the Gibson Desert of central Australia"-- container.
System notes DVD. Region 0.
Other author Dunlop, Ian, 1927-
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.