Daughters of the Dreaming

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Spinifex Press, 2002 - Religion - 342 pages
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Award-winning author Diane Bell reveals the importance of women’s roles in Australian Aboriginal desert culture--as maintainers of land, ritual, and culture.
 

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Contents

FOREWORD TO THE SECOND EDITION
1
INTO THE FIELD
7
CHANGE AND CONTINUITY
41
ATwentieth Century Landscape 19831992
49
A Schematic View 1977
75
LAND LOVE AND WELLBEING
110
The Ancestral Landscape
112
WE FOLLOW ONE LAW
182
THE PROBLEM OF WOMEN
229
APPENDIX 1
255
EPILOGUE
273
BIBLIOGRAPHY
307
A NOTE ON ORTHOGRAPHY
327
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About the author (2002)

After a distinguished career in Australia and the USA, Diane Bell has retired to Ngarrindjeri country in South Australia where she continues to research, write and strategise around issues of local, national and international importance. She has authored numerous articles and edited eight books.

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