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Tales from the aborigines.

Author: W E Harney
Publisher: London : R. Hale, 1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories from traditional storytellers about Pleaides, ancestral heroes; Wardaman stories of Lightning Brothers; Pitjantjatjara origins of Katatjuta; Wardaman and Mudbura stories of evil spirits, the Wulgaru; cautionary tales for children about disobeying the law from Wogait, Gagadju, Tiwi, Mara, Uwaidja, Ngalkan and Ngalkban storytellers; post contact stories of post survival of Pongi-Pongi family, conflict between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Legends
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Harney, W.E. (William Edward), 1895-1962.
Tales from the aborigines.
London, R. Hale [1959]
(OCoLC)577644874
Online version:
Harney, W.E. (William Edward), 1895-1962.
Tales from the aborigines.
London, R. Hale [1959]
(OCoLC)606533850
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W E Harney
OCLC Number: 2538193
Description: 189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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Stories from traditional storytellers about Pleaides, ancestral heroes; Wardaman stories of Lightning Brothers; Pitjantjatjara origins of Katatjuta; Wardaman and Mudbura stories of evil spirits, the Wulgaru; cautionary tales for children about disobeying the law from Wogait, Gagadju, Tiwi, Mara, Uwaidja, Ngalkan and Ngalkban storytellers; post contact stories of post survival of Pongi-Pongi family, conflict between Aboriginal and European law relating to family relationships, work of trackers; Uluru sacred sites.

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