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y Boḏuk single work   picture book   children's   dreaming story  
Alternative title: Bush Cockroach
Issue Details: First known date: 1978 1978
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'A Gamaḻaŋga story: How the sea became salt. Spotted gekko and bush cockroach argue over body painting, but wallaby makes the freshwater safe for us.' (Source: LAAL website)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Aboriginal Dhuwal
In Dhuwal text only.
Link: Web Resource Sighted: 07/01/2015
  • Appears in:
    y Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages Charles Darwin University , Northern Territory : Charles Darwin University , 2014 7544524 2014 website prose Indigenous story

    'The Living Archive of Aboriginal Language is a digital archive of endangered literature in Australian Indigenous languages from around the Northern Territory.' This archive connects to the people and communities where the literature was created, allowing for collaborative research work with Indigenous authorities and communities.

    Clicking on the website's map to enter the archive, opens hundreds of items in 25 languages from all over the Northern Territory. The Website gives comprehensive instructions on the use of the site for Linguists, Communities, teachers, and students and/or researchers. (Source: LAAL Website)

    Northern Territory : Charles Darwin University , 2014
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