Is more than just a picture book, it also relates the history, and describes the lifestyle culture and art of the Tiwi. Like most indigenous people, the Tiwi are struggling to adapt to the modern world whilst still retaining their own identity and culture. The period covered by this book has been especially traumatic.During 1988 and 1989, I made four further trips to the Tiwi Islands, the longest being for two months. ... in 1988, the Land Council provided me with a aself-drivea bright yellow four-wheel-drive Toyota Hilux - I have been a Hilux fan ever since.
|Title||:||Portrait of a People|
|Author||:||Heide Smith, Brian Oram Smith|
|Publisher||:||Heide Smith Photographer - 2008-01-01|