Note: The Kuppapoingo, Jumbapoingo, Birrikilli, Miarr-Miarr and Leagulawulmirree Tribes at Milingimbi; the Burinbata and Djamunjun Tribes of Port Keats; the Djauan and Ngalarkan Tribes at the Roper River; and the Arranda, Luritja and Pitjantjatjara Tribes of the Centre; Chanted and translated by the Old-Men of these tribes represented to Roland Robinson.
Issue Details: First known date: 1956 1956
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Notes

  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to the Aborigines of Australia, to all these 'old-men' who received me with kindness and patience, and who honoured me with their confidence and friendship.
  • Foreword by T.G.H. Strehlow M.A.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Edwards and Shaw , 1956 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
In Search of Mythology, Roland Robinson , 1956 single work essay (p. ix-xiv)
The Water-Lubras and the Lotus Bird, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 3-4)
The Rainbow-Serpent Kunmanngur, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 5-9)
Kunmanngur and the Flying-foxes, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 10-12)
The Brolga-men, the Frog-men and the Stone Coolamon, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 12-14)
The Crocodile-Man and the Heron-Man, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 14-15)
The Flood and the Bird-men, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , Mardinga , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 16-18)
Karabulla, The Crocodile Old-Man, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , Mardinga , 1956 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 18-19)
Moitjinka, the Old-woman of the Ngowaroo Ceremony, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 19-22)
The Four Water-holes and the Milky Way, Roland Robinson , Mardinga , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 22-24)
The Dreaming of the Eagle-men, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 24-25)
Tjigarit the Billabong-bird, Roland Robinson , Parungbar , 1956 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 26)
Kurrapun and the Bull-roarer of Kunmanngur, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 27-28)
Journeys of Korkpee the Rainbow-snake, Kianoo Tjeemairee , Roland Robinson , 1956 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 29)
The Spirit Children, Ngarit-ngarit (i), Mardinga , Roland Robinson , 1956 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 30)
The Spirit Children, Ngarit-ngarit (ii), Moitta , 1956 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 31)
The Snake-woman Narpajin and the Old-man Padarooch, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , Mardinga , 1956 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 32-33)
Birth of a Man in the Ceremony of Karwadi, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , 1956 single work prose Indigenous story (p. 34-35)
Ngalmin and the Water Lubras, Roland Robinson , Kianoo Tjeemairee , Mardinga , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 35-37)
Garun, the Green-Backed Turtle, Roland Robinson , Mungi , 1956 single work prose dreaming story (p. 41-42)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled C. P. Mountford , 1958 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 17 no. 4 1958; (p. 444-445)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
The Translation of Aboriginal Myths P. K. Elkin , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 18 no. 1 1957; (p. 54-56)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
The Feathered Serpent Roland Robinson , 1957 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 18 no. 3 1957; (p. 178-179)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
Untitled Patrick Coady , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: Twentieth Century , vol. 11 no. 1957; (p. 372-374)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
Untitled Scrutarius , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: Walkabout , vol. 23 no. 3 1957; (p. 45)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
Aboriginal Legends 1956 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Christmas edition) , 12 December vol. 77 no. 4009 1956; (p. 50-51)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
Untitled A. D. Hope , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22 December 1956; (p. 11)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
Aboriginal Legends 1956 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin (Christmas edition) , 12 December vol. 77 no. 4009 1956; (p. 50-51)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
Untitled A. D. Hope , 1956 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22 December 1956; (p. 11)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
The Translation of Aboriginal Myths P. K. Elkin , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 18 no. 1 1957; (p. 54-56)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
The Feathered Serpent Roland Robinson , 1957 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 18 no. 3 1957; (p. 178-179)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
Untitled Patrick Coady , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: Twentieth Century , vol. 11 no. 1957; (p. 372-374)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
Untitled Scrutarius , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: Walkabout , vol. 23 no. 3 1957; (p. 45)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
Untitled C. P. Mountford , 1958 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 17 no. 4 1958; (p. 444-445)

— Review of The Feathered Serpent : The Mythological Genesis and Recreative Ritual of Aboriginal Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia. 1956 anthology prose
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