Murrinh Ku Thithay Ku Ngugumingki single work   prose   dreaming story  
Alternative title: The Story of The Wild Bees Sugarbag Totem
Issue Details: First known date: 1988 1988
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'...In the Dreamtime, the Sugarbag started travelling from the place called Yidiyi towards the place Bathuk. The beeswax was thrown aside by Sugarbag. The road can still be see, where he was going along in the scrub...'

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Language: Murrinh-Patha , English
Murrinh-Patha text with parallel translation in English.
  • Appears in:
    y Murrinh ku Ngakumarl I Ku Nguguminki The Story of Totems and Dreaming Majella Pinpirrith Chula , Port Keats : Wadeye Press , 1988 7572176 1988 selected work prose children's dreaming story

    Stories and Dreaming legends, the included stories are that of the Black fish totem, The story of the peaceful dove, the story of the green tree snake, the Story of The Seagull, the story of the Crocodile Totem and the story of the sugarbag.

    Port Keats : Wadeye Press , 1988
    pg. 38-42
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