The Resource Myths and legends of Torres Strait, collected and translated by Margaret Lawrie

Myths and legends of Torres Strait, collected and translated by Margaret Lawrie

Label
Myths and legends of Torres Strait
Title
Myths and legends of Torres Strait
Statement of responsibility
collected and translated by Margaret Lawrie
Creator
Subject
Summary
Stories from the Western Islands (Muralag, Gialag, Muri, Nurupai, Nagi, Mua, Badu, Mabuiag, Dauan, Saibai, Boigu), Central Islands (Masig, Iama, Waraber), Eastern Islands (Ugar, Erub, Mer), mainly in English, with explanatory notes; many illustrations contributed by informants; gives place & date of recording, name of informant for each story, maps show places mentioned in myths; includes songs (in vernacular) with relevant myth, 25 lines of Malos law with free translation (part of Malo-Bomai cult ceremony), 83 lines of song version of story of Iruam with free translation; 45 r.p.m. record in front pocket contains 11 songs from central & western islands (side one), eastern islands (side two), with notes on pocket
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1917-2003
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Lawrie, Margaret Elizabeth
Label
Myths and legends of Torres Strait, collected and translated by Margaret Lawrie
Link
http://www.textqueensland.com.au/item/book/83eddf5826e823103641f7e28e474898
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Copy 1 RB L424.39/M1 consists of book, record, CD copy of phonodisc and audiocassette; Copy 2 RB L424.39/M1 consists of book, 2 copies of record; Kit copy KIT L424.39/M1 consists of book, CD of record and audiocassette
  • Digitisation status: partially digitised
Control code
M0056741
Dimensions
26 cm., 45 r.pm. record, computer laser optical disk, audiocassette
Extent
xxiv, 372 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Rare Book copy donated by Commonwealth Parliamentary Library
  • Copy 3 of book and copy 4 of record - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection (record enclosed with book)
  • Copy 2 RB L424.39/M1 donated by ATSIC
Other physical details
ill.(some col.),map, ports
Stock number
7115
System control number
0080898
Label
Myths and legends of Torres Strait, collected and translated by Margaret Lawrie
Link
http://www.textqueensland.com.au/item/book/83eddf5826e823103641f7e28e474898
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Copy 1 RB L424.39/M1 consists of book, record, CD copy of phonodisc and audiocassette; Copy 2 RB L424.39/M1 consists of book, 2 copies of record; Kit copy KIT L424.39/M1 consists of book, CD of record and audiocassette
  • Digitisation status: partially digitised
Control code
M0056741
Dimensions
26 cm., 45 r.pm. record, computer laser optical disk, audiocassette
Extent
xxiv, 372 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Rare Book copy donated by Commonwealth Parliamentary Library
  • Copy 3 of book and copy 4 of record - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection (record enclosed with book)
  • Copy 2 RB L424.39/M1 donated by ATSIC
Other physical details
ill.(some col.),map, ports
Stock number
7115
System control number
0080898

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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