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Fataluku Living Landscapes

McWilliam, Andrew


In his magico-realist depictions of life and times in East Timor during the 1960s, Lu�s Cardoso writes about sharks as transmuted forms of ancestors: �No one from the island was ever lost. Sometimes they lived in the sea, sometimes on the land. These cycles demanded their due if they were to continue� (2000:21). In a variety of evocative encounters, Cardoso draws attention to certain Timorese cultural notions of attachment and agency in relation to land and its living forms that are constituted...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2011
Type: Book chapter
Source: Land and life in Timor-Leste: ethnographic essays
DOI: /10.22459/LLTL.12.2011.04
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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