The Arrernte Landscape: A Guide to the Dreaming Tracks and Sites of Alice Springs

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Institute for Aboriginal Development, 1991 - History - 24 pages
Totemic significance and stories of the environment around Alice Springs, Mparntwe; and the changes that have taken place there; Caterpillar beings; Wild dog creator being; sites viewed from Anzac Hill; sites viewed from Annie Meyer Hill; in the construction of Barrett Drive Ntarlkarle Tyaneme, a site registered under the Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act was dynamited and bulldozed; charges were laid but it was found that the Act was not binding on the Crown; site where visiting caterpillars from Mount Zeil held cerermonies with the Yeperenye caterpillars.

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David Brooks was born in Toronto, Canada on August 11, 1961. He received a degree in history from the University of Chicago in 1983. After graduation, he worked as a police reporter for the City News Bureau. His other jobs include numerous posts at The Wall Street Journal, a senior editor at The Weekly Standard, and a contributing editor at Newsweek and The Atlantic Monthly. He currently is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times since 2003 and a weekly commentator on PBS NewsHour. He is the author of the several books including Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There, On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense, and The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement. He is also the editor of the anthology Backward and Upward: The New Conservative Writing. David Brooks made the New York Times Best Seller List with his title Social Animal: the Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement and The Road to Character.

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