Traditional Healers of Central Australia: Ngangkari by NPY Women's Council

Traditional Healers of Central Australia: Ngangkari by NPY Women's Council

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council Aboriginal Corporation

     

    WINNER – 2013 Deadly Award for Published Book of the Year

    COMMENDED – 2013 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards (Non-fiction category)


    The ngangkari are the traditional healers of the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara Lands, encompassing 350,000 square kilometres of the remote western desert. For thousands of years the ngangkari have nurtured the physical, emotional and social well-being of their people. To increase understanding and encourage collaboration with mainstream health services and the wider community, the ngangkari have forged a rare partnership with health professionals and practitioners of Western medicine. Experience the world of the ngangkari as they share their wisdom, natural healing techniques and cultural history through life stories, spectacular photography and artwork. 

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      From Magabala Books, Australia's leading Indigenous Publishing House. Aboriginal owned and led. 

    AU$49.95Price

    Shop Homelands acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to lands, waters, culture and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures; and to Elders past, present and future.

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