Woo single work   prose   Indigenous story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1930 1930
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'Woo was the strangest and most peculiar being that ever existed. He was the ... only son of a great giantess, who lived and wandered about in the country of the ...Pumbala tribe that inhabited the south and south-eastern parts of ...South Australia.' (Source: Myths and Legends of the Australian Aborigines 1930)

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    y Myths and Legends of the Australian Aborigines Myths & Legends of the Australian Aboriginals Alice Bolingbroke Woodward (illustrator), W. Ramsay Smith , David Unaipon , London : Harrap , 1930 6080162 1930 selected work prose dreaming story

    This 1930s publication describes the legends of the Australian Aborigines located in the southeast corner of Australia near the Murray River. It covers a range of narratives from the creation stories to those of witchcraft, and explanations of landmarks. (Source: Preface).

    London : Harrap , 1930
    pg. 270-272
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Subjects:
  • Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier area, South East South Australia, South Australia,
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