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Kine, Kin and Country - the Victoria River District of the Northern Territory 1911-1966

Riddett, L. A


The Victoria River District of the Northern Territory (NT) exerts a strong attraction on the people who have lived and worked there. Despite the harshness of the District’s climate, its remoteness from civilised facilities, its loneliness and its isolation, Europeans write of it with admiration and affection. Aborigines incorporate into their ritual song cycles descriptions of the country and its bounty. They acknowledge, understand, and work with the climate. Few people having had the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU North Australia Research Unit (NARU)
Date published: 1990
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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