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Author Turner, Margaret Kemarre, author.
Title Iwenhe tyerrtye : what it means to be an Aboriginal person / Margaret Kemarre Turner ; as told to Barry McDonald Perrurle ; with translations by Veronica Perrurle Dobson.
Imprint Alice Springs, N.T. IAD Press, 2010.
Book Cover
 KEMH Library  WA 399 TUR 2010    AVAILABLE


Phys. Description 221 pages : colour illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Note Territory Read 2011.
Awards Winner 2011 Territory Read Absolutely Books prize for non-fiction award.
Contents Foundations. This book, pip nhenhe -- Born to be -- Relationship of the land -- The generations -- Story. Dreams and story -- Ways of telling -- Ayeye-ale alheme, ayeye-arle apetye-alpeme -- Anpernirrentye, kinship. Angkerrentye anpernirrentye-akerte - Ikirrentye and nyurrpe - Touch-feelings - Mourning --Apmere. the land. What land means - Recovering our land - Healing -- Our nature. Plants and trees - Animals - Once the white man came -- Language and learning. Language -- Teaching and learning -- Akngerrrepate mape, the elders - Iwerre atherrame, two cultures.
Summary "Margaret Kemarre Turner is a proud mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. These responsible relationships are her primary motivation to document for younger Aboriginal people, alongside her student and alere Barry McDonald Perrule, her cultured understanding of the deep intertwining roots that hold all Australian Aboriginal people." -- Book cover.
Subject Aboriginal Australians.
Aboriginal Australians -- Ethnic identity.
Aranda (Australian people) -- Folklore.
Aranda (Australian people) -- Kinship.
Aranda (Australian people) -- Social life and customs.
Oceanic Ancestry Group.
Alt Author McDonald, Barry Matthew John, author.
Dobson, Veronica, contributor.
Alt Title What it means to be an Aboriginal person
ISBN 9781864650952 (paperback)