Tommy Kngwarraye Thompson
Growing up Kaytetye
The simple yet compelling stories are accompanied by drawings photographs and maps and reveal much about Kaytetye religion history social structure and language and the warmth strength and determination of the Kaytetye people.
Renowned storyteller and Aboriginal elder Tommy Kngwarraye Thompson invites us into the world of the Kaytetye people of Central Australia. Presented in the Kaytetye language with English translations, his stories portray the Kaytetye way of life as it was laid out in the Altyerre, or Dreamtime, and as it si today. He describes how the Kaytetye language was born, life before the arrival of the Europeans, and the way children were brought up and continue to be brought up today.