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y Bangu the Flying Fox : A Dreamtime Story of the Yuin People of Wallaga Lake single work   picture book   children's   Indigenous story   dreaming story  
Note: With kind permission from Mervyn Penrith and the Umbarra Cultural Tour Group, this story is retold by Jillian Taylor, and illustrated by Penny Jones and Aaron Norris.
Issue Details: First known date: 1994 1994
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'Bangu the Flying Fox is a Dreaming story told by the Umbarra Cultural Tour Group from Wallaga Lake, on the far south of New South Wales. This region has been home to the Yuin people for many thousands of years. The Umbarra Cultural Tour Group keep the traditions of their people alive through their dedication and their work.' Source: http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/ (Sighted 31/08/2009).


  • 'We thank Mervyn Penrith who told his grandfather's story and gave permission for us to share it with you' (t.p.).
  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to Mervyn Penrith and our dancers - Jo Angus, Celina Campbell, Stella Campbell, Emma Hankinson, Liza Morris, Serena Ridgeway, Melissa Walker, Alice Williams - and Mrs Pearson and Mrs Norris.

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  • Wallaga Lake, Narooma - Bermagui area, Far South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales,
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