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The Resource Gadi mirrabooka : Australian Aboriginal tales from the Dreaming, edited by Helen F. McKay ; retold by Pauline E. McLeod, Francis Firebrace Jones and June E. Barker ; illustrations by Francis Firebrace and Helen McKay

Gadi mirrabooka : Australian Aboriginal tales from the Dreaming, edited by Helen F. McKay ; retold by Pauline E. McLeod, Francis Firebrace Jones and June E. Barker ; illustrations by Francis Firebrace and Helen McKay

Label
Gadi mirrabooka : Australian Aboriginal tales from the Dreaming
Title
Gadi mirrabooka
Title remainder
Australian Aboriginal tales from the Dreaming
Statement of responsibility
edited by Helen F. McKay ; retold by Pauline E. McLeod, Francis Firebrace Jones and June E. Barker ; illustrations by Francis Firebrace and Helen McKay
Title variation
Australian Aboriginal tales from the Dreaming
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Introductory information on Aboriginal life and customs; stories mainly from south east Australia
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 305.42
  • 398.20899915
Illustrations
  • plates
  • maps
  • portraits
  • illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR366.A87
LC item number
G33 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McKay, Helen F
Series statement
World folklore series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
  • Legends
  • Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)
Label
Gadi mirrabooka : Australian Aboriginal tales from the Dreaming, edited by Helen F. McKay ; retold by Pauline E. McLeod, Francis Firebrace Jones and June E. Barker ; illustrations by Francis Firebrace and Helen McKay
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes Index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 121
Contents
Pt 1: Australia and the Aboriginal people : overview of Australia -- The Aboriginal people -- Customs: the totemic system : the arts; music; Dance; Education; Language: impact of Europeans on the language; Recent history; Reconciliation -- The tales: Mirrabooka: a story about the Southern Cross -- The beginning island: a creation story from the first time, when Tasmania was born -- Lumerai, the mother snake: a rainbow serpent creation story from the Northern Territory -- The Murray cod: a creation map story from the Murray River Basin on the border of New South Wales and Victoria -- Boomerang: Alinga the lizard man: a story from Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the Northern Territory -- The birth of the butterflies: a story of when death first came to the land, from the Murray River, New South Wales -- Why the Kookaburra laughs: a Wiradjuri creation story from New South Wales -- The whale man and his canoe: a story from the Northern Territory -- How the birds got their colours: A Wiradjuri story from New South Wales -- First platypus, Gaygar - the little mother duck: a creation story from the top end of the Darling River region, Northern New South Wales -- How the kangaroo got her pouch: a Wiradjuri story from New South Walwa -- The little flying fox: a creation stsory from New South Wales north coast -- How Koolah the koala lost his tail: a story from Northwestern New South Wales -- Pikkuw, the crocodile: a story from the Cape York area of Northern Queensland -- Goolbree - how emu lost its wings: a story from northwestern New South Wales -- The story of the didgeridoo: a story from the Gulf country of the Northern Territory -- How the night owl came to be: a story from northwest New South Wales -- Myee, the bogong moth woman: a story from the Albury region of New South Wales -- Frog and the lyrebird: a story from the people of the Blue Mountains -- The special platypus: a story from the New South Wales central coast -- Tidalick: a story from the Murray River region of New South Wales -- Wayambah, the turtle: a story from Northwestern New South Wales -- Brolga, the dancing bird: a story from the Mutti Mutti people of Lake Mungo and the Darling Basin -- The bunyip in the forest: an original scary story from Victoria -- The little koala and bunyip: a story from Queensland -- The Min MIn light: a space story from Northwestern New South Wales -- Djididjdi and Kuburi: a story from the Kimberley, a region of Western Australia -- Marmoo and Biamee: a creation story from New South Wales -- Belah the sun woman: a story from the Flinders Ranges of South Australia -- The Sturt desert pea: a story from around Lake Eyre in South Australia -- The fire keeper: a story from the Northern Territory area -- The first waratah: a love story from the Illawarra region of the south coast of New South Wales -- Girilambone, place of falling stars: a story from Northern New South Wales
Control code
000022804062
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xviii, 135 p., [8]p. of col. plates.
Isbn
9781563089237
Isbn Type
(cased)
Lccn
2001038271
Other physical details
ill., maps., port.
Label
Gadi mirrabooka : Australian Aboriginal tales from the Dreaming, edited by Helen F. McKay ; retold by Pauline E. McLeod, Francis Firebrace Jones and June E. Barker ; illustrations by Francis Firebrace and Helen McKay
Publication
Note
Includes Index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 121
Contents
Pt 1: Australia and the Aboriginal people : overview of Australia -- The Aboriginal people -- Customs: the totemic system : the arts; music; Dance; Education; Language: impact of Europeans on the language; Recent history; Reconciliation -- The tales: Mirrabooka: a story about the Southern Cross -- The beginning island: a creation story from the first time, when Tasmania was born -- Lumerai, the mother snake: a rainbow serpent creation story from the Northern Territory -- The Murray cod: a creation map story from the Murray River Basin on the border of New South Wales and Victoria -- Boomerang: Alinga the lizard man: a story from Uluru (Ayers Rock) in the Northern Territory -- The birth of the butterflies: a story of when death first came to the land, from the Murray River, New South Wales -- Why the Kookaburra laughs: a Wiradjuri creation story from New South Wales -- The whale man and his canoe: a story from the Northern Territory -- How the birds got their colours: A Wiradjuri story from New South Wales -- First platypus, Gaygar - the little mother duck: a creation story from the top end of the Darling River region, Northern New South Wales -- How the kangaroo got her pouch: a Wiradjuri story from New South Walwa -- The little flying fox: a creation stsory from New South Wales north coast -- How Koolah the koala lost his tail: a story from Northwestern New South Wales -- Pikkuw, the crocodile: a story from the Cape York area of Northern Queensland -- Goolbree - how emu lost its wings: a story from northwestern New South Wales -- The story of the didgeridoo: a story from the Gulf country of the Northern Territory -- How the night owl came to be: a story from northwest New South Wales -- Myee, the bogong moth woman: a story from the Albury region of New South Wales -- Frog and the lyrebird: a story from the people of the Blue Mountains -- The special platypus: a story from the New South Wales central coast -- Tidalick: a story from the Murray River region of New South Wales -- Wayambah, the turtle: a story from Northwestern New South Wales -- Brolga, the dancing bird: a story from the Mutti Mutti people of Lake Mungo and the Darling Basin -- The bunyip in the forest: an original scary story from Victoria -- The little koala and bunyip: a story from Queensland -- The Min MIn light: a space story from Northwestern New South Wales -- Djididjdi and Kuburi: a story from the Kimberley, a region of Western Australia -- Marmoo and Biamee: a creation story from New South Wales -- Belah the sun woman: a story from the Flinders Ranges of South Australia -- The Sturt desert pea: a story from around Lake Eyre in South Australia -- The fire keeper: a story from the Northern Territory area -- The first waratah: a love story from the Illawarra region of the south coast of New South Wales -- Girilambone, place of falling stars: a story from Northern New South Wales
Control code
000022804062
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xviii, 135 p., [8]p. of col. plates.
Isbn
9781563089237
Isbn Type
(cased)
Lccn
2001038271
Other physical details
ill., maps., port.

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