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spinifex

1. Austral any of various coarse spiny-leaved inland grasses of the genus Triodia
2. any grass of the SE Asian genus Spinifex, having pointed leaves and spiny seed heads: often planted to bind loose sand
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The play of incised lines around every form also establishes a rhythmic wave that draws the eye through and around the installation, replicating the movement through the landscape as our eyes follow strata layers, fault lines and the ripples of a sand dune or Spinifex row.
Melbourne: Spinifex Press: 2005 and editor of the 1998 book Pacific Women Speak Out for Independence and Denuclearisation, a joint publication of women's International League for Peace and Freedom (Aotearoa), the Disarmament and Security Centre (Aotearoa) and Pacific Connection (Australia).
Taking what appeared to be a different tack were Susan Hawthorne and Renate Klein, who established Spinifex Press in Melbourne in 1991.
SPINIFEX IS A NATIVE Australian grass that is tough and drought-resistant; in Aboriginal tradition, the controlled burnoff of spinifex is an important aspect of soil regeneration.
Ashanti also has a farm-in/joint venture agreement with Spinifex Gold of Perth, Australia, to earn 55% interest in the Buckreef/Rwamagaza and Ktongo projects, located about 50km south west of Geita.
As Director of Creative Innovation for Intel, will.i.am will participate in Vivid Sydney on a world-first interactive lighting collaboration on the facade of the recently constructed new wing of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) with renowned Sydney artist Justene Williams, facilitated by world-leading Sydney digital arts company Spinifex.
Perth, Australia, Mar 7, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Rum Jungle Resources Limited (ASX:RUM) is pleased to announce it has reached agreement with Spinifex Uranium Pty Ltd for the outright acquisition of EL 26196, approximately 30 kilometres west of Barrow Creek 1 (EL 25184) and extending further to within less than 20 kilometres of the Central Australia Railway.
GEOFF WRITES: The road through the Great Sandy Desert of Western Australia is described by the guide book as "world-class boredom through a dreary plain of spinifex and mulga".
Needing money at the time to support his wife and seven children and unable to sell his extensive collection of Diyari artefacts to a German institution because of doubts as to the authenticity, not of the toa, but of dingo forms modelled from spinifex resin, Reuther had to settle instead for the South Australian Museum.
They included the oldest surviving Anangu elder, Mrs Alice Cox, who remembered coming as a naked girl out of the spinifex country where she was born, to the United Aborigines Mission at Ooldea.
It also straddles two of Australia's bioregions--the Gascoigne and Murchison--and contains spinifex grasslands, wetlands, and eucalypt and acacia woodlands.
Holding Yawulyu: White Culture and Black Women's Law By Zohl de Ishtar North Melbourne, Australia: Spinifex Press, 2005, 388 pp., $22.95, paperback