Traditional Healers of Central Australia: Ngangkari

Traditional Healers of Central Australia: Ngangkari


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Author:  Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council Aboriginal Corporation
Description:  An authorised account of work of ngangkari
ISBN:  978-1-9212-4882-5
Publisher: Magabala Books, 2013
Accurate, authorised information about the ngangkari’s work, in their own words.

The ngangkari are the traditional healers of the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara lands, encompassing 350,000 square kilometres of the Australian 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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