Title Long Water: Aboriginal art and Literature
Binding Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover
Book Condition Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Australia Robert Brown & Associates 1986
Seller ID 056240
115 pages including b/w illustrations. A special issue of "Aspect" 34 August 1986. Published for Aspect and the Aboriginal Artists Agency. Long Water or Bubu-Weedarra: Like a long river, Aboriginal culture flows eternally, forever changing, but receiving its life and energy from the same ancient source. Bubu-Weedarra is an Aboriginal word from the Wudjadi language which is one of the many languages that belong to the Yamitji people from the Gascoyne and Murchison Rivers in Western Australia. Long Water (Bubu-Weedarra) was suggested as a name for this issue by Ernie Dingo: ‘It is the tribal name of my mother. She was born on a sandbank along the bend of a river. Mother and river are both givers of life.' Contents: Long Water; ‘Take my Stick...’; Wandjuk Marika - Painting is important; Billy Marshall-Stoneking - Days with Tutama; Ulli Beier - Papunya Tula Art; Billy Marshall-Stoneking - Fourteen Paintings from Papunya; Kath Walker - l used my art for sanity’s sake; Colin Iohnson - Three poems from ‘Songs of Iacky’; Trevor N ickolls - Six Self-portraits; Ernie Dingo - Five poems; Iudo Gemes - Uluru: Sacred Ground; Colin Iohnson - Guerilla Poetry: Lionel Pogarty’s response to language genocide; Kath Walker - Hijack; Colin Iohnson - Three poems from India; Kath Walker - China Woman; Thanacoupie - Was this time set aside?; Ulli Beier - lt’s the beauty of the story that really gets you. There are two inscriptions inscription in the first page and a crease in the front cover.