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Author McCoy, Brian F.

Title Holding men : kanyirninpa and the health of Aboriginal men / Brian F. McCoy
Published Canberra, ACT : Aboriginal Studies Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 278 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Note regarding quotations and paintings; Note on orthography and word usage; Glossary; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Kanyirninpa and 'Holding'; 2. The Shaping of History; 3. Healers and Health; 4. The Male Praxis of Kanyirninpa; 6. Football: More than a game; 7. Prison: More than a holiday; 8. The Wounded Male Body; Conclusion. Wounded and Resilient; Appendix; Notes; References; Index
Summary This is an easily readable book that explores how Indigenous men understand their lives, their health and their culture. Using conversations, stories and art, the author shows how Kimberley desert communities have a cultural value and relationship described as kanyirninpa or holding
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.) -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.) -- Social life and customs.
Young men -- Health and hygiene -- Australia -- Kimberley (W.A.)
Young men -- Health and hygiene -- Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.)
Medicine, Traditional.
Men.
Oceanic Ancestry Group -- ethnology.
Australia.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008411593
ISBN 085575690X (electronic bk.)
0855757280 (electronic bk.)
9780855756901 (electronic bk.)
9780855757281 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Kanyirninpa and the health of Aboriginal men