Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Narlim's Fingerprints: Aboriginal Histories and Rock Art

May, Sally K.; Rademaker, Laura; Goldhahn, Joakim; Tacona, Paul S. C.; Gumurdul, Julie Narndal


This article takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding Aboriginal rock art artists, drawing together insights from the disciplines of archaeology and biography, as well as from Indigenous knowledge-holders, in order to explore the life and work of a relatively unknown rock painter from western Arnhem Land in Australia: Narlim (born c. 1909). His rock art at Warlkarr (Hawk Dreaming) in Kakadu National Park stands as subtle but powerful testament to his life, his family and unbroken...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Australian Studies
DOI: 10.1080/14443058.2021.1946709


File Description SizeFormat Image
Narlims Fingerprints.pdf6.39 MBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  17 November 2022/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator