For the first time ngangkari share their stories.
Ngangkari are the traditional healers of the NPY Lands in Central Australia. For thousands of years, Ngangkari have looked after the physical and emotional health of their people.
For the first time Nangkari share their stories…
Traditional Healers of Central Australia: Ngangkari is an beautiful collection of firsthand accounts by Ngangkari which traces personal histories from pre-contact times through to the present. It is a stunningly illustrated book featuring artworks by Ngangkari and striking contemporary and historical photographs.
Who are Ngangkari? What does their work entail? How do they get their healing abilities? How can traditional healers address contemporary issues? What is their attitude towards Western Medicine?