Note: Collected by K. Langloh Parker. Edited with commentary by Johanna Lambert.
Issue Details: First known date: 1993 1993
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Extending deep into the caverns of humanity's oldest memories, beyond 60,000 years of history and the Dreamtime, this collection of Australian Aboriginal myths has been passed down through the generations by tribal storytellers... In these stories, women tell of their own initiations and ceremonies, the origins and destiny of humanity, and the behavioural code for society'. (Source: back cover, 1993 edition)

Notes

  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to the re-imagining and re-dreaming of the existence of a harmonious relationship between humanity and all of the natural world. Just as Aboriginal women are the gatherers of the plants and the seeds, now is the time for the potencies of the Universal Feminine to be re-gathered, re-remembered with the traditional Aboriginal culture as a guiding force.
  • These Dreaming stories are intended for women or anyone interested in the femininity in Aboriginal culture.
  • Although this work is included in Australian Children's Books (Vol. 3) by Marcie Muir and Kerry White (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1992-2004), it has been listed with the note 'this book is not intended for young readers'.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Vermont,
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United States of America (USA),
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Americas,
:
Inner Traditions International , 1993 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Murgah Muggui : The Spider, Catherine Stow , 1930 single work short story Indigenous story (p. 54-60)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Femmes de la Nuit des Temps : mythes aborigènes des pouvoirs ancestraux d'Australie
Language: French
    • Plazac,
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      France,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      AMRITA , 1996 .
      Extent: 173p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9782911022173, 2911022173

Works about this Work

Forecasts Vivienne Brophy , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , July vol. 73 no. 1039 1993; (p. 45-46)

— Review of Wise Women of the Dreamtime : Aboriginal Tales of the Ancestral Powers 1993 selected work prose
Forecasts Vivienne Brophy , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , July vol. 73 no. 1039 1993; (p. 45-46)

— Review of Wise Women of the Dreamtime : Aboriginal Tales of the Ancestral Powers 1993 selected work prose
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