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Printmaking by Yolngu artists of Northeast Arnhem Land: 'Another way of telling our stories'

Salvestro, Denise Yvonne

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Art plays a fundamental role in the lives of the Yolngu—the Indigenous people of Northeast Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory of Australia. Knowledge of their culture, laws, history and relationship to country has historically been passed on to successive generations orally and through their clan specific patterns and designs (miny’tji). Since first known contact with the outside world Yolngu artists have demonstrated innovation in adapting their art, and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/110680

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