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The Resource The nearest the white man gets : Aboriginal narratives and poems of New South Wales, collected by Roland Robinson ; with an introductory essay by Norman Talbot

The nearest the white man gets : Aboriginal narratives and poems of New South Wales, collected by Roland Robinson ; with an introductory essay by Norman Talbot

Label
The nearest the white man gets : Aboriginal narratives and poems of New South Wales
Title
The nearest the white man gets
Title remainder
Aboriginal narratives and poems of New South Wales
Statement of responsibility
collected by Roland Robinson ; with an introductory essay by Norman Talbot
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Compilation of stories from New South Wales, Lake Cargellico and Brewarrina
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1912-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Robinson, Roland
  • Talbot, Norman
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Label
The nearest the white man gets : Aboriginal narratives and poems of New South Wales, collected by Roland Robinson ; with an introductory essay by Norman Talbot
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
New South Wales South Coast: Bundoola , the king of the sea / David Carpenter; Billy Bamboo / Billy Bamboo -- Adam Cooper / Walter Blakeney -- Rites of passage / Walter Blakeney -- Jarrangulli / Percy Mumbulla -- Ejenak, the porcupine / Percy Mumbulla -- The little people / Percy Mumbulla -- The Bugeen / Percy Mumbulla -- The whalers / Percy Mumbulla -- Uncle Abraham, whose Blackfeller's name was Minah / Percy Mumbulla -- Billy Bulloo / Percy Mumbulla -- The surprise attack / Percy Mumbulla -- Captain Cook / Percy Mumbulla -- Lake Carjelligo: The Rainbow Snake / Fred Biggs -- The child who had no father / Fred Biggs -- Mapooram / Fred Biggs -- The Star-tribes / Fred Biggs -- Brewarrina: Biggie Billa, the porcupine / Maria Boney -- Garnee and Gillarr / Maria Boney -- Dinnawin and Burralga / Maria Boney -- New South Wales north coast: The Sandpiper / Mary Turnbull -- The platypus / Dick Donnelly -- The frog who was king / Tom Whaddy -- The man who killed the porpoise / Bob Turnbull -- Gineevee, the Black Swan / Ken Gordon -- The brolga / James McGrath -- The Aboriginal Jesus / John Flanders -- The battle of the birds / Alec Vesper -- The song of the vine / Charlotte Williams -- The song of Darmunjura / Dick Donnelly -- The myth of the mountain / Eustan Williams -- Dirrangun at Tooloom / Eustan Williams -- Dirrangun at Baryulgil / Lucy Daly -- Dirrangun at Yamba / Bella Laurie -- The sacred spring / Ken Gordon -- The fairy emus / Charlotte Williams -- The song of Wao / Charlotte Williams -- Geerdung the maker / Thomas Kelly -- The sermon of the birds / Alec Vesper
Control code
000006240296
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
96 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 1 received from the Tom Austen Brown collection ; copy 2 received from Lindsay Cleland.
Isbn
9780868063799
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The nearest the white man gets : Aboriginal narratives and poems of New South Wales, collected by Roland Robinson ; with an introductory essay by Norman Talbot
Publication
Contents
New South Wales South Coast: Bundoola , the king of the sea / David Carpenter; Billy Bamboo / Billy Bamboo -- Adam Cooper / Walter Blakeney -- Rites of passage / Walter Blakeney -- Jarrangulli / Percy Mumbulla -- Ejenak, the porcupine / Percy Mumbulla -- The little people / Percy Mumbulla -- The Bugeen / Percy Mumbulla -- The whalers / Percy Mumbulla -- Uncle Abraham, whose Blackfeller's name was Minah / Percy Mumbulla -- Billy Bulloo / Percy Mumbulla -- The surprise attack / Percy Mumbulla -- Captain Cook / Percy Mumbulla -- Lake Carjelligo: The Rainbow Snake / Fred Biggs -- The child who had no father / Fred Biggs -- Mapooram / Fred Biggs -- The Star-tribes / Fred Biggs -- Brewarrina: Biggie Billa, the porcupine / Maria Boney -- Garnee and Gillarr / Maria Boney -- Dinnawin and Burralga / Maria Boney -- New South Wales north coast: The Sandpiper / Mary Turnbull -- The platypus / Dick Donnelly -- The frog who was king / Tom Whaddy -- The man who killed the porpoise / Bob Turnbull -- Gineevee, the Black Swan / Ken Gordon -- The brolga / James McGrath -- The Aboriginal Jesus / John Flanders -- The battle of the birds / Alec Vesper -- The song of the vine / Charlotte Williams -- The song of Darmunjura / Dick Donnelly -- The myth of the mountain / Eustan Williams -- Dirrangun at Tooloom / Eustan Williams -- Dirrangun at Baryulgil / Lucy Daly -- Dirrangun at Yamba / Bella Laurie -- The sacred spring / Ken Gordon -- The fairy emus / Charlotte Williams -- The song of Wao / Charlotte Williams -- Geerdung the maker / Thomas Kelly -- The sermon of the birds / Alec Vesper
Control code
000006240296
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
96 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 1 received from the Tom Austen Brown collection ; copy 2 received from Lindsay Cleland.
Isbn
9780868063799
Other physical details
ill.

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