By Minoru Hokari

ISBN-10: 0824836146

ISBN-13: 9780824836146

After immersing himself within the tradition of a distant Australian Indigenous neighborhood for with regards to a 12 months, the younger jap pupil Minoru Hokari emerged with a brand new global view. Gurindji trip tells of Hokari’s event residing with the Gurindji humans of Daguragu and Kalkaringi within the Northern Territory of Australia, soaking up their lifestyle, and starting to comprehend Aboriginal modes of seeing and being. This compelling ebook, released in English posthumously, seven years after the author’s loss of life, is a private, philosophical, lyrical list of his trip into Indigenous Australian tradition. half memoir, half background, half idea, Gurindji trip is the tale of Hokari’s discovery of Gurindji modes of historical past and historic perform. it's a breathtaking paintings that opens up new pathways for imminent cross-cultural heritage, anthropology and historic epistemology. it is going to attraction both to historians of position and oral traditions, readers in Indigenous cosmology and customs, idea fanatics, anthropologists and someone drawn to Australian Aboriginal historical past and tradition.

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