Territory Stories

Na-walkwalk-kan

Details:

Title

Na-walkwalk-kan

Creator

Northern Territory Library; Banatjarl Strongbala Wimun Grup

Photographer

Diane Krepp; Mary Gazzola; Diane Krepp; Mary Gazzola

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT

Date

2012

Location

Katherine

Abstract

The smoking ceremony, an anceint custom, has been practised by the Jawyoyn people for thousands of years. It involves smouldering various native plants to produce smoke, which has healing and cleansing properties and the ablility to ward off bad spirits.

Notes

Cover title. Funding assistance from Australian Government, Indigenous Language Support.

Language

Jawoyn; Kriol; English

Subject

Jawoyn language -- Readers; Kriol language -- Readers; Jawoyn (N57); Kriol (P1); Children's Stories

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Format

16 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 17 x 18 cm

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

977563499

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Related links

https://itun.es/au/CupBcb.l [Na-walkwalk-kan by Banatjarl Strongbala Wimun Grup]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/754716

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/774135

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