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y Bittangabee Tribe : An Aboriginal Story From Coastal New South Wales single work   picture book   children's   Indigenous story  
Note: '... written by a group of Aboriginal adults as part of their Certificate of General Education course ... read ... to the year 2 students at Eden Public School ... and together the two groups produced the illustrations ...' Title page verso
Issue Details: First known date: 1994... 1994
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'Written by Aboriginal students at Bega TAFE, and illustrated by Aboriginal children from Eden Public School, this delightful book tells the story of Ninima, his wife Mina and their children and the rhythms of their traditional life on the south coast of NSW. Kinship, landscape and cultural knowledge are gently explored, providing an excellent resource for exploring Indigenous and environmental issues.' (Source: Publisher's website)


  • Kerry White's Australian Children's Books: A Bibliography: Volume Three 1989-2000 (2004): 132 notes: 'Written by Aboriginal adults as part of a course at Bega College of Technical and Further Education, Eden, NSW and illustrated by children in year 2, Eden Public School'.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,: Aboriginal Studies Press , 2009 .
      Image courtesy of Publisher website
      Extent: 25p.
      Description: col. illus.
      • Teachers' notes available: http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/asp/docs/Contents%20Sample%20Chaps%20Index/BittangabeeTeachersNotes.pdf (Sighted 31/08/2009).
      • First published 1994
      ISBN: 9780855756987 (pbk)
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