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Title kanalaritja : an unbroken string : honouring the tradition of Tasmanian Aboriginal shell stringing / edited by Slyvia Kleinert, Zoe Rimmer, Theresa Sainty, and Liz Tew.

Published Hobart, Tasmania Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  745.5942 KANA    AVAILABLE
Order cancelled for UniM Southbank.
Physical description 112 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits, map ; 25 cm
regular print
Notes Published in conjunction with the national touring exhibition 'kanalaritja: an unbroken string', 2016-2019.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The string is unbroken / Theresa Sainty -- Foreword / Janet Carding -- paliti rrala: strong spirit / Theresa Sainty -- kanaritja: an unbroken string / Liz Tew & Zoe Rimmer -- An islander tradition safeguarding cultural knowledge on the Furneaux Islands / Zoe Rimmer -- Memories of our mothers collecting shells / Delia Summers -- The gatherers / Karen Brown -- Joan Brown, shell necklace maker from Cape Barren Island / Karen Brown -- My mother, the shell necklace maker / Karen Brown -- Muriel Maynard / Fionna Maynard -- Aunty Dulcie Greeno -- Continuity and transition of a cultural practice / Patsy Cameron -- 40,000+ years of tradition and counting / Vicki-Laine Green -- Souvenirs, science and industry: necklaces destined for Britain / Gaye Sculthorpe -- Colonial representation and appropriation of the Tasmanian Aboriginal shell necklace / Julie Gough -- Strand by strand: search and recovery of cultural knowledge through collections / Zoe Rimmer -- luna tunapri to kanalaritja: dream to reality / Lola Greeno -- Aunty Corrie Fullard -- Jeanette James -- The gift of sharing / Julie Gough -- Continuing the circle / Leonie Dickson and Verna Nichols -- luna tunapri: new makers' journey -- Fanny was proud of who she was, so why shouldn't I be? / Liz Tew -- Endnotes -- Further reading & acknowledgements.
Summary "Dedicated to the strong Tasmanian Aboriginal women who, against all odds, ensured the cultural practice of shell stringing survived."--Back cover.
Notes Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Melbourne Museum, 2 June - 30 July 2017 VNMU.
Other author Kleinert, Sylvia, editor.
Rimmer, Zoe, curator, editor.
Sainty, Theresa, 1958- editor.
Tew, Liz, curator, editor.
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, host institution.
Subject Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Jewelry.
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Jewelry -- Exhibitions.
Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Biography.
Shell jewelry -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Shell jewelry -- Australia -- Tasmania -- Exhibitions.
Necklaces -- Australia -- Tasmania.
Shell jewelry -- Collectors and collecting -- Australia -- Tasmania.
ISBN 9344187003074