Myth of the Flying-Foxes single work   poetry   "Wuka, the red flying-foxes, as men went once."
Alternative title: The Flying Foxes
Note: Related by Kuworpita to Roland Robinson
Issue Details: First known date: 1965 1965
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  • Appears in:
    y The Bulletin vol. 87 no. 4454 10 July 1965 Z600943 1965 periodical issue 1965 pg. 55
  • Appears in:
    y Grendel Roland Robinson , Brisbane : Jacaranda Press , 1967 Z424835 1967 selected work poetry Brisbane : Jacaranda Press , 1967 pg. 11-12
    Note: With first line: Wuka, the red flying-foxes, once went as men.
  • Appears in:
    y Altjeringa and Other Aboriginal Poems Roland Robinson , Sydney : Reed , 1970 Z424944 1970 selected work poetry Sydney : Reed , 1970 pg. 54-55
    Note: With title: The Flying Foxes
  • Appears in:
    y Aboriginal Myths and Legends Roland Robinson , T. G. H. Strehlow , Melbourne : Sun Books , 1966 Z154305 1966 anthology prose dreaming story 'This ... collection of Aboriginal myths is particularly important as the first comprehensive collection to be made. Each story has an introductory note and its mythology explained, and many beautiful Aboriginal drawings are included.' (Backcover). Melbourne : Sun Books , 1977 pg. 114-116
    Note: Includes compiler's notes.
Last amended 28 Mar 2012