Mowanjum 50 years community history

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Published by Mowanjum Aboriginal Community and Mowanjum Artists Spirit of the Wandjina Aboriginal Corporation in Derby, W.A .

Written in English

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  • Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- History,
  • Arts, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- History,
  • Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- History,
  • Kimberley (W.A.) -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-273) and index.

Book details

Statement[compiled and edited by Mary Anne Jebb].
ContributionsJebb, Mary Anne.
LC ClassificationsGN667.K56 M69 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23717699M
ISBN 109780646501239
LC Control Number2009459015

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[Mary Anne Jebb;] -- "History of three Indigenous language groups in the Kimberley region of Western Australia " Provided by publisher. Mowanjum 50 years: community history. Derby, W.A: Mowanjum Aboriginal Community and Mowanjum Artists Mowanjum 50 years book of the Wandjina Aboriginal Corporation.

MLA Citation. Jebb, Mary Anne. and Mowanjum Aboriginal Community. and Mowanjum Artists Spirit of the Wandjina Aboriginal Corporation.

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