My auntie has country too …

“Women have country - my aunties have the right to paint”…

Note on Orthography - part of a Catalogue essay

A standardised system for writing a specific language. Numerous orthographies have been applied to Australian Aboriginal language; to some extent this is dependent on ‘linguistic fashion’.

The Dreaming - part of a Catalogue Essay

This all-important concept of “The Dreaming” discussed by Dr Christine Nicholls

The Anmatyerre Kinship System

an essay by Dr Christine Nicholls

Desert Oaks (Allocasuarina decaisneana)

The Desert Oaks of Central Australia is a significant tree in Aboriginal culture…


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