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Land of the Rainbow Snake : Aboriginal children's stories and songs from western Arnhem Land

Author: Catherine H Berndt; Djoki Yunupingu
Publisher: Sydney : Collins, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Boys turn into fish, a wild woman and her giant dog look for people to eat, and other wonders occur in these twenty-seven traditional stories from the aborigines of western Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory of Australia.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Children's nonfiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine H Berndt; Djoki Yunupingu
ISBN: 0001843842 9780001843844
OCLC Number: 13332816
Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Moon --
Sun --
Tortoise and echidna --
Crow and black cockatoo --
Fish hawk --
Pheasant and kingfisher --
The wild honey man --
Cicada woman --
Blanket lizard --
Boys turning into fish --
Loglog lizard --
Naman-duldja's adventure --
Wuriyari's adventure --
The Namandi's dog --
The stolen child --
The old man and the namarudu --
Nabin-gulou and namarudu --
The whirlpool --
The young man and the namandi --
The wild dog --
Namim-buma and his dog --
The crocodile they couldn't kill --
The python --
The child and the crocodile --
A wild woman --
The clam shell --
The nyalaidj dancers --
Children's songs.
Responsibility: arranged and translated by Catherine H. Berndt ; illustrated by Djoki Yunupingu.
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Boys turn into fish, a wild woman and her giant dog look for people to eat, and other wonders occur in these twenty-seven traditional stories from the aborigines of western Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory of Australia.

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